Letters: A little respect, please

Re “Ball, Plunkett, Spielberg head to California Hall of Fame” (sacbee.com, Nov. 14): While reading the article, I couldn't help but notice the names of people who got expanded descriptions, and those who didn't. Most noticeably to me, Michael Tilson Thomas was described as a musician. Folks, MTT, as he is commonly known, is the highly regarded and greatly respected long time conductor and music director of the world famous San Francisco Symphony. To refer to him as a musician is like calling Leonardo da Vinci a painter or Joe Montana a football player.

Debby Nelson, Citrus Heights