They told Robert Schuman: leave the music … But he did not listen to anyone and yet he reached the heights. He became one of the most prominent composers of the era of romanticism, and his name is on a par with Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Liszt.
He was forbidden to love, ordered to forget about Clara Vick … But he still married for love. The wife was not only talented, a spouse to match, but also devoted to him until his death …
Become a genius for a start
Robert Schumann was born on June 8, 1810, in Zwickau (Germany). He was raised, surrounded by admiration and adoration. After all, the boy from early childhood showed extraordinary abilities in literature and music. However, after Continue reading
An independent talent, formed under adverse circumstances and triumphantly emerged from a difficult struggle.
Antonin Dvořák is undoubtedly the most famous Czech of all time. He succeeded in what not all great people can do. During his lifetime, he was appreciated throughout Europe and the USA, and his works were also known in Australia. The powerful talent and hard work of Dvorak brought many magnificent works to the world musical culture.
On September 8, 1841, the future musician Antonin Leopoldovich Dvořák was born in the small Czech village of Continue reading
Raymond Pauls is a true symbol of elegance that does not change its tastes: one love for life, in clothes – only tailcoat and black and white color, in music faithful to the classics, in pop music – lyrics. He is the author of the music of such hits as “Leaves Yellow”, “Vernissage”, “Maestro”, “Antique Clock” and many others. A lot for one composer, but Raymond Pauls continues to write, even when he is engaged in public affairs.
The future composer was born in Riga on January 12, 1936. His father, Voldemar Pauls, was a glassblower at that time, and Alma-Matilda’s mother was a housewife. Impressed by the book “Paganini” by Arthur Coubert, he decided that his son should learn to play the violin. He bought Raymond the instrument and identified him as a pupil of the Kindergarten Music School at the Riga Music Institute. It was on the eve of the entry of Soviet troops …
In 1943, when Raymond went to school, his father sent his family away from the bombing in one of the villages. There, Continue reading