How many epithets Yoko Ono just did not reward, what labels did not hang – a witch, mediocrity, inhuman, crazy, nondescript. However, all this did not prevent her from becoming the most famous of unknown artists and almost the most discussed widow of the twentieth century. In this, only Jacqueline Kennedy excelled her. What helped Yoko Ono win so many “titles”?
Hereditary aristocrat Yoko Ono
The character of the Japanese Yoko, who was born on February 18, 1933, was tempered as a child, when the family of Tokyo aristocrats had to hide from the bombing of World War II and flee to a remote village. The upper class experienced humiliation and extreme poverty there. Before that, Yoko lived with her mother while her father (a descendant of the emperor) held senior positions at the Bank of Japan in San Francisco. The family was separated several times, then reunited in connection with the new appointments of his father. Continue reading
The name of Dieter Bohlen evokes a strong association with the Modern Talking group, and yet he has achieved a lot in life and outside this collective. In Germany, he is one of the most talented pop composers of our time and successful producers. None of his projects was a failure, and many songs, and after 30 years, listen and sing with pleasure.
They say that Dieter is an inexhaustible source of energy, he never gave up, did not lose heart, did not even allow the thought that he could not achieve his goals. His favorite quote: “Even bad experience can give good results.” And the results of Dieter Bohlen are not few – for 40 years of creativity he has earned hundreds of titles and awards, received an incredible amount of Golden Disks, released hundreds of songs, helped make several artists a career and now does not Continue reading
The success achieved by Luciano Pavarotti was not yet in any tenor. He turned arias into hits. To hear him, the stadiums gathered. He was great because his soul was revealed through a voice. There are opera singers in the world, and Pavarotti himself was an opera. None of the latest generation opera tenors possessed such a sunny timbre of voice and such ability to communicate with the audience.
Son of an italian baker
The fertile Italian province of Emilia Romagna is the birthplace of Parmesan cheese and Lambrusco wine. And in the city of Modena in this province, balsamic vinegar was invented. It was there on October 12, 1935 that Luciano Pavarotti was born. His father worked as a baker, but really wanted to become an opera tenor. The singing baker was a celebrity of Modena. He sang in the church choir and in the opera. Fernando had an excellent voice, and he could Continue reading