Ringo Starr receives French Medal of Honor
bigpondnews.com France honours Beatles drummer Ringo Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has joined one of the art world's most exclusive clubs after being appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters. In Monaco where an exhibition featuring two of his paintings is taking place, the man who is considered one of the world's best drummers was handed the award Tuesday by France's ambassador Hugues Moret. He joins a club that already features Chinese film director Wong Kar Wai, Scottish actor Sean Connery, singer David Bowie and the late Irish poet Seamus Heaney. The award ceremony took place in front of the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco, which is holding an exhibition that showcases the hidden passion for art of various famous people including Starr, Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan. 'I'm a drummer, but I can do other things. Like painting, living, breathing,' the 73-year-old quipped while posing for photos in front of the museum, which coincidentally has on display an old, bright yellow submarine. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters. revistakuadro.com Ringo Starr honrado en Francia Danhi Romero septiembre 25, 2013 El día de ayer el ex baterista de The Beatles, Ringo Starr, se ha unido a uno de los clubes más exclusivos del mundo del arte, después de haber sido nombrado como “Comandante de la Orden de las Artes y las Letras de Francia”, en la Ciudad de Mónaco. Este martes 24 d...