Oh Boy Says Kate And William! A New Son!

Wasn’t everyone predicting a girl? And didn’t Kate almost blurt out a spoiler for the Royal Baby when she was conversing with fans sometime ago?

Well, they fooled all of us because the baby is a bouncing baby boy, which means that the line to the throne is three deep now – Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince whomever!

Hail Britannia!

Here is the exciting story of the Royal Son’s arrival from CNN:

The baby boy was born at 4:24 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. A name has not yet been announced for the child, who is now third in line to the throne.

“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well,” read an official announcement that was placed outside Buckingham Palace.

“Both my wife and I are overjoyed at the arrival of my first grandchild. It is an incredibly special moment for William and Catherine ,and we are so thrilled for them on the birth of their baby boy,” Prince Charles and wife Camilla said in a statement.”

So now we wait for the name! Any predictions?

And, I have to say, it is nice to hear good news for a change! How about you?

About Masterclass Lady

Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

5 Responses to “Oh Boy Says Kate And William! A New Son!”

  1. Congratulations to William and Kate! I think this news is rather exciting, and yes Rosanne, it’s refreshing to hear good news for a change. I think they should choose a name that hasn’t been used a gazillion times in the royal family. No George or Edward, etc. Something new and out of the box would be neat! It might ruffle the feathers of Great Grandma the Queen, but hey, she’d get of it! LOL!!!!


  2. Anita – right you are!! I am not fond of the suggested names – too old school. Although, I still like some traditional names like David, Daniel, Michael etc.


  3. Rosanne-I think David James would be a wonderful name, Hee Hee!!!


  4. Haha Anita! Wouldn’t that be something?


  5. That was good news. I’m glad everyone is ok.

    The town crier was may favorite character of the day. SOO British. Probably home nursing a sore throat about now.

    My oldest daughter is just a few hours older than Prince William.

    I think the Queen has to approve the name so it will more likely be George than Bob.


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