The 20th century can be safely called the century of the great pianists: Paderevsky, Hoffmann, Rachmaninoff, Richter, Rubinstein, Kempff … The list goes on and on. But over all these geniuses, both for a simple lover and for a professional music historian, another name rises – Vladimir Horowitz.
It is he, and no one else, who is rightfully considered a symbol of pianism of the 20th century. He became an unsurpassed performer of contemporary Russian classical music, presenting the works of Sergei Prokofiev to the American public. This is recognized even by his detractors. You can not love Horowitz, but you can’t recognize his exclusivity.
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Many of the musicians dreamed of such a wild popularity that Freddie Mercury had. Even the legends of rock music considered him an outstanding performer and songwriter. It is no secret that it is much more difficult to achieve recognition among colleagues than to gain the love of the public.
Freddy did it. Only the price was too high, but he knew that the show should go on.
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Mercury gathered thousands of stadiums, a millionth audience on radio and television, had countless fans worldwide and was a mega-star of rock music. Despite such external publicity, he was a secretive person, his life is still shrouded in myths and secrets, the singer Freddy Mercury many questions we can no longer give answers.
He was lucky to be born in a paradise of our planet – on the Zanzibar archipelago. These islands are located in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. Farukh Balsara, namely, the newborn received such a name, was born on September 5, 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