“ALL OR NOTHING!” - MARIA CALLAS
Maria Callas was amazingly beautiful. She was admired, feared. However, with all her genius and controversy, she always remained a woman who wanted to be loved and needed. In 1957,…

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Chinese pianist Lang Lang: biography, personal life
The magnificent modern pianist Lang Lang was born a prodigy. This happened in the city of Shenyang (Liaoning Province), which was three hundred years ago the capital of Manchuria. By…

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"WHITE VOICE" by ROBERTINO LORETTI
There was a time when in the Soviet Union “O sole mio”, “Jamaica” and other famous songs performed by Italian boy Robertino Loretti were heard from almost all open windows.…

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JOHN LENNON – IDLE AT ALL TIMES

Who was John Lennon? Neither his contemporaries, nor we could give a definite answer. Many consider him a man who, with all his essence and musical talent, served the cause of peace and the fight against violence.

However, success in show business and entertainment industry has its price. John Lennon paid it in full.

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ALEXANDER VERTINSKY – RUSSIAN PIERO

Alexander Vertinsky created a very special genre of the musical novel – “Vertinsky songs”. At his concerts, some were crying, others were mockingly crooked, but there were no indifferent … “Upstairs,” they pretended that he had not returned, that he was not in the country. About him did not write and did not say a word. But the people loved Vertinsky, he traveled around the country several times, giving a total of more than 3 thousand concerts! .. Continue reading

Swing
The most extensive and fertile region when it comes to the great jazz performers of the 20th century. Swing appeared in the 20s and remained unusually popular right up to…

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How to learn to understand classical music
THE CLASSICAL MUSIC OF OUTDOOK BY PRACTICALLY MYSTICAL AUROL: to listen and understand it, you need not only a special attitude, but also a remarkable education. Even if you did…

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THE LAST ORPHEUS MUSLIM MAGOMAYEV
Quite frankly, 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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JOE DASSEN - THE MOST FRENCH AMERICAN SAWNER
After receiving a degree at a young age, Joe Dassin could find a well-paid job and enjoy stability. And he chose show business - an eternal challenge, a constant movement,…

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