Mozart managed to conquer all the musical heights that were available at that time, but this did not bring him success in life. Unfortunately, only a few contemporaries could appreciate the full depth of his talent, and he was worthy of the highest degree of fame.
Perhaps the genius was not lucky with the era in which he lived, but who knows, we would now enjoy his works, if he were born at another time or in another place.
The future music prodigy was born in the family of assistant bandmaster Leopold Mozart and his wife Anna Maria on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg. Mother could not recover for a long time after childbirth, the birth of her son almost cost her her life. The next day, the boy was baptized and named Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus. The Mozart couple had seven children, but five died in early childhood, leaving their older sister Maria Anna and Wolfgang. Continue reading
Mikhail Glinka entered the history of world music as the founder of Russian national opera. His composing talent was not always approved, sometimes criticized and ridiculed, but the composer passed all the tests with honor and took a deserved place in the galaxy of great musicians.
The homeland of Mikhail Glinka was Smolensk province, where his family lived in the village of Novospasskoye from the time of his great-grandfather – the Polish gentry, who swore allegiance to the tsar and continued military service in Russia.
Michael’s parents were second cousins to each other. Therefore, Glinka’s father, Ivan Nikolaevich, needed to get Continue reading
A little more than a hundred years ago, the famous poet said that if the stars are lit, then someone needs this. Interpreting Vladimir Mayakovsky, we can say with confidence that the modern viewer or listener was just waiting for such a star – filled with new meaning, emotions, ideas, fresh perception of musical art that knows no boundaries and stereotypes. That is why Evgeni Sokolovsky appeared in the creative horizon. He says that he always dreamed of creating new melodic and airy piano music, saturated with bright colors, emotions, dizzying turns to match the new time, to convey his feelings and in each new composition to give people a whole world of emotions.
To music through gymnastics
Eugene’s childhood and youth passed in Kazakhstan. There he was born on February 5, 1985 in the city of Pavlodar. Continue reading