For some, the name Giuseppe Verdi means the whole world, but someone may have just been touched by one of his operas, say Rigoletto, and therefore there was a desire to find out a little more about the person who wrote this music. Verdi’s life, not a musician, is elevated to the level of myths and legends. He became a national pride, a symbol of the unity of Italy. And as a musician and composer, Verdi became the unsurpassed hero of Italian opera.
Childhood Giuseppe Verdi and the first teachers
Giuseppe Verdi’s life was full of historical events, amazing people, tragedy and incredible success. All this has become the basis for the birth of myths, which are often difficult to separate from real facts. The date of birth of the great maestro is reliably known. On October 10, 1813, a son was born to Carlo Verdi and Luigi Uttini, who, at birth, composer Continue reading
We can say with confidence that, contrary to the common saying, nature had no time to rest on a child of genius when Maxim Dunaevsky was born. He had to combine all the creative potential of both parents – outstanding and extraordinary people. He successfully coped with this, becoming a famous composer. Many songs by Maxim Dunaevsky (“Call me, call!”, “The Wind of Change”, “Everything Passes”, “Fortune Teller”) are enjoyed by people of different ages on different continents, because they are surprisingly melodic and amazingly positive. It is for this reason that it’s hard not to fall in love with his work.
Maxim Isaakovich wrote hundreds of songs in his life, was a composer in several dozens of his favorite films, the author of musicals, his name thundered throughout the Soviet Union and now Dunaevsky’s music is in demand – famous performers of the CIS countries have worked and continue to work with him. Continue reading