For almost 50 years, Cher remains one of the most successful women in show business. Singer, actress, author, director. Possessing such a voice performers in the world can be counted on the fingers. Cher belongs to the galaxy of singers of the 1970s who retained the title of “superstar” in the 2000s.
Once her name sounded a little longer – Sherilin Sargsyan La Pierre. The future megastar was born in California on May 20, 1946. She grew up in Los Angeles, where her mother earned a living by playing films and television. Therefore, Sherilyn had an idea of show business since childhood.
She was increasingly interested in music, theater and cinema. Her first idol was Audrey Hepburn – just because the singer Sherkak now says Cher, she was not a blonde. The indefatigable mother made four more attempts to arrange her personal life, but all to no avail. So it would be worth living for mother Cher and her two daughters in poverty, if not for one decent gentleman – the vice president of a small bank. Thanks God, thanks to my stepfather, life has improved … Continue reading
In musical culture, personalities of this magnitude rarely appear, the more valuable is their contribution to world history. Perhaps it sounds rather pathetic, but we were lucky to live at the same time with such people, because not everyone has the opportunity to touch the work of those who are recognized as cult during life. Undoubtedly, one of these favorites is the magnificent Madonna. Her merits are appreciated. The Guinness Book of Records marked her as the most commercially successful performer of all time, and the authoritative Time magazine included Madonna in the list of the most influential women of the last century. Journalists have long called her the queen of pop music, but the path to this title was not easy for the singer.
Madonna was born into a multinational family on August 16, 1958 in one of the towns on the shore of Lake Huron. Singer Madonna The girl was traditionally named after her mother, Madonna Louise Ciccone, who had French-Canadian roots, and her father was Italian-American. Madonna’s mother died of cancer shortly after the birth of her sixth child, and the girl’s rejection of the fact that God allowed her mother to die was a turning point in her life and influenced the singer’s work. After a couple of years, the father married again, but the stepmother mainly cared for her own children. Continue reading
The Flowers group has earned its place in history, if only because it has become one of the first musical groups to bring rock to the stage of the Soviet Union. All Soviet non-format within the framework of mass pop culture began precisely with this group. Dozens of famous musicians and several generations of loyal fans grew up on the work of “Flowers”.
Influenced by Woodstock
Rock group “Flowers” appeared in 1969 thanks to the efforts of the student of the Institute of Foreign Languages Stas Namin – the grandson of the famous Soviet party leader Anastas Mikoyan. Stas early became interested in rock music, and gathered his first team at the Suvorov School in 1964. The hippie movement could not remain aloof from the creative nature of Namin, and shortly after the legendary festival, Stas Namin’s group “Woodstock”, he founded a group called “Flowers”. Its first participants, except for Stas himself, were fanatically in love with music Vladimir Chugreev, Vladimir Solovyov and vocalist Elena Kovalevskaya. Continue reading
No matter how strange it may look, this singer and composer, whose world fame came from the song “L’italiano”, is more popular and loved abroad than in his homeland. Of course, in Italy everyone knows Toto Cutugno, they sing his songs, but it was on the Apennines that the performer’s work was constantly smashed to pieces without finding something original in the compositions of Cutugno. But the paradox is that the audience never agreed with their opinion – Toto was and remains the favorite of the public, who became the face of the San Remo festival, introducing a new hit on it almost every year, and then disappearing from his native stage until the next season .
Sea and music
On July 7, 1943, a boy was born in the Tuscan town of Fozdinovo in the Kutuno family, who was named Salvatore, but mother Olga called her son Toto from childhood. Under this name, he later became a famous singer. The childhood and singer Toto Kutunoyunyutno years of Kutuno passed in the port city of La Spezia, where they transferred the father of Domenico Kutuno – a naval sailor. Father’s love for the sea was also transmitted to his children. Toto still could not stand confidently on his feet, but in the water he felt like a fish, and later disappeared on city beaches, dreaming of distant travels and deep feelings. Continue reading
Many legends are associated with the name of Bulat Okudzhava. No wonder, because such personalities appear in the poetic and musical world infrequently and deservedly become legendary.
His poems were sorted into quotes, songs became symbolic and symbolic for the sixties, and Bulat Shalvovich himself was the brightest representative of his generation.
It so happened in nature that the fate of talented people is full of personal tragedies, struggles, searches, wanderings and other hardships. Probably only a person who has experienced and experienced a lot can create works for ages. Only then they are filled with true meaning, deep and meaningful, penetrate the souls and find a response there. Such was the fate of Bulat Okudzhava. Continue reading