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
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.
Islander with a great future
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 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