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 of fans. And if not every young generation remembers his name, then almost everyone heard the “Ray of the Golden Sun …” from the “Bremen Town Musicians” performed by Muslim Magomayev. The singer not only had a divinely beautiful and unusual voice, he put a particle of his own soul into each song, therefore the songs performed by Muslim Magomayev are an example of the highest art!
Muslim Magomayev: “Luck is a reward for courage”
The people’s favorite, who was literally worn on his hands, had an amazing baritone, which fascinated more than one generation. He was born into the famous Azerbaijani family on August 17, 1942. Grandfather was a pianist, composer and conductor. The grandson was named in his honor – Muslim, and he fully continued the work of the famous ancestor. Father did not return from the front, he died a few days before the victory. Muslim’s mother, Aishet Kinzhalova, was a dramatic actress. Continue reading
Among the outstanding conductors there is a man who is called the pride of the world performing art – this is Gennady Rozhdestvensky. A legendary person, through the bends of whose life you can trace the history of culture of the 20th century, because he stood behind the conductor’s console for more than 60 years.
The statistics of the creative life of Gennady Rozhdestvensky rolls over: for the last thirty years alone, he conducted more than 2,000 times on stages and in studios; worked with over a hundred orchestras; The geography of tours totals 37 countries and two hundred cities. Not one conductor has such achievements.
Son of musicians
The authoritative conductor of Europe performed with almost all famous symphony orchestras in the world. The name of Gennady Rozhdestvensky symbolizes the impeccable taste and firmness of musical convictions. The master harmoniously combined an innovative approach to musical art and at the same time conservatism. Without a doubt, he is one of the most educated people of the past and present centuries. Although he said that he associates himself with the 20th century, he is grateful to the 21st for a limitless sense of creative freedom. Only in our time could he play where he wants, when he wants and what kind of music he wants, which was impossible to imagine even during the years of the Soviet regime. Continue reading
This composer composed various spiritual works, but did not admit to anyone that he dreamed of operetta. Then he nevertheless created 80 operettas, although he already dreamed of completing a symphony-oratorio. Over time, Florimon Herve was recognized as the father of the operetta, but the addictions of the eccentric creator always doubled, as, indeed, his whole life. A gifted singer, composer, actor and playwright was eccentric and unpredictable. Nobody knew about his double life, nor about the plots of his best operettas in a madhouse, becoming the most fun and mocking composer of the second half of the 19th century and creating a perky satirical genre.
On the way to church
Little is known about Florimon Herve’s childhood and youth. He was born in the small town of Uden in northern France on June 30, 1825, and received the name Florimon Ronge. The boy had a beautiful voice, so from an early age he sang in the church choir. Continue reading