STAS NAMIN - INNOVATOR OF SOVIET ROCK CULTURE
Stas Namin managed to become a legend and a cult character in a whole cultural layer of the second half of the 20th century, so he does not need special…

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“KING OF THE KINGS OF PIANISTS” VLADIMIR GOROVITS
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…

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VLADIMIR VYSOTSKY - GUY FROM TAGANKA
The whole scale of Vladimir Vysotsky’s talent is difficult or even almost impossible to convey in simple phrases. The significance of his personality in the history of culture of the…

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YOKO ONO – A NECK VANGARDIST

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

EDUARD GIL – TROLLO OF SOVIET ESTRADE

One can only be surprised at the vicissitudes of fate, which made Edward Gil the most cheerful and cheerful entertainer at a time when his soul was eager for opera singing and a serious repertoire. The legend of the pop song this year would have turned 80 years old. “Dear long”, “If the guys of the whole Earth”, “Winter”, “How ships are escorted”, “Sailor went ashore”, “Hugging the sky”, “It’s time to go the road”, “The last train”, “A man from I’ve left home, ”“ I am walking in Moscow, ”the vocalization“ I am very happy, because I am finally returning home, ”and hundreds of other famous songs performed by the unforgettable voice of Edward Hill.

Military childhood
Eduard Anatolyevich was born in Smolensk on September 4, 1934. Quite briefly he enjoyed a carefree childhood and Continue reading

LAST ORPHEUS MUSLIM MAGOMAEV
Absolutely sincerely, without much pathos, Muslim Magomayev was called the golden voice of the era. The one who left, but thanks to his songs lives in the hearts of millions…

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Dieter Sick - POP IDOL OF EUROPE
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…

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FREDDY MERCURY - BORN TO BE A STAR
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…

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EDUARD GIL - TROLLO OF SOVIET ESTRADE
One can only be surprised at the vicissitudes of fate, which made Edward Gil the most cheerful and cheerful entertainer at a time when his soul was eager for opera…

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