ANDREI KUZMENKO. LIVING SHIP
Writing or talking about this person in the past tense is inexplicably difficult. Looking at his optimistic photos and videos, it is impossible to believe that Andrei Kuzmenko is no…

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YURI BOGATIKOV - MARSHAL OF SOVIET SONG
During life, only a few manage to become a legend; singer Yuri Bogatikov ended up in this galaxy of outstanding performers. At one time he was one of the highest…

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"DRUMMER" NIKOLAI GNATYUK
Hearing the name of this artist, most music lovers will immediately remember the famous “Smereka”, “Bird of Happiness” and “Raspberry Ringer”. Although part of the singer’s fans prefers such hits…

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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 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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SEAN LENNON: UNKNOWN MUSICIAN OF FAMOUS PARENTS

The whole world knows the legendary parents of Sean Lennon – Yoko Ono and John Lennon. The harder it is for him to prove to the world that he is not just a offspring of celebrities, but an outstanding personality. Someone will doubt that children of famous personalities generally need to prove something to someone. As it turned out, it’s just as necessary, so as not to be the eternally nameless “son of that same John Lennon”.

Sean Lennon – Gift Son
Let’s try to summarize what Sean himself managed to achieve in his years. It is a notorious fact that Sean was born on the birthday of his father John – October 9, 1975. Dad’s delight knew no bounds, he galloped with happiness and answered correspondents that at that moment he felt higher than the Empire State Building skyscraper.

That’s really a gift, so the present was presented by the beloved wife of Yoko Onomusicant, Sean Lennon, to her husband on the day of the 35th birthday. For the sake of his son, John almost stopped making music, and spent all the time with Continue reading

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 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 Queen of the Opera - Galina Vishnevskaya
Her work represents an entire era, it turned out to be so bright and exciting. The life of the great Galina Vishnevskaya was just as intense. The tragic pages of…

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“What would I be if I did not believe in God and did not surrender to His will?”
The story of the impressions of the concert dedicated to the 170th anniversary of P.I. Tchaikovsky, which was performed by the Symphony No. 5 of the composer, I want to…

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LUCHANO PAVAROTTI - THE KING OF THE TOP “DO”
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…

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ANDREI MAKAREVICH - “MACHINIST” OF A ROCK STEAM
First of all, Andrei Makarevich is known as the founder of the legendary “Time Machine”, with which he went from a musical underground to the status of master of Russian…

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