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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THE SALTON OF ITALY - TOTO CUTUNO
No matter how strange it may look, this singer and composer, who gained world fame thanks to the song “L’italiano”, is more popular and loved abroad than in his homeland.…

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MADONNA - THE QUEEN OF POP MUSIC
In musical culture, personalities of such a scale appear extremely rarely, the more valuable their contribution to world history. Perhaps it sounds rather pathetic, but we were lucky to live…

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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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VICTOR CHOI - HORN OF CHANGE
Sometimes it’s hard for us to even explain how Viktor Tsoi was able to earn such a popular love. He wrote music and sang songs that awakened people, removed from…

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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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POP ICON MICHAEL JACKSON
Michael Jackson was the brightest pop star of all time. His talent was admired, millions of fans idolized their idol, and colleagues recognized his ingenious performing and dancing abilities. The…

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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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