Musical Wunderkind
Reginald Kenneth Dwight, so was christened his child Stanley and Sheila Dwight when he was born. From early childhood Reggie showed an interest in music. This was facilitated by the…

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JOHN LENNON - IDLE FOR ALL TIMES
The first signs of a craving for music came from John in the mid-1950s, when Liverpool embraced a massive passion for skiffle. By this time, he was already decently playing…

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Mireille Mathieu became the "ambassador of the French song."
Mireille Mathieu is a flawless page haircut, sleek eyebrows, invariably coral lipstick. She seems to be the same eternal impersonation of France as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and champagne.…

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masterfully imitating the voices

FIRST LADY OF JAZZ ELLA FITSGERALD

In the 1950s, not one of the concerts in the White House took place without the participation of Ella Fitzgerald. During her life she recorded over 250 albums, sold more than one hundred million of her records. Twelve times the singer was awarded the most prestigious American music Grammy award. Newspapers wrote: “Ella Fitzgerald can even sing a telephone directory.” She considered herself another instrument in the orchestra and said: “When I sing, I mentally put myself in the place of a tenor saxophone.” Continue reading

THE LAST CHRISTMAS OF GEORGE MICHAEL
Georgios Kyriakos Panayotou, whom everyone knows under the name George Michael, was born on June 25, 1963 in North London. He was the youngest child in the family of a…

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Claude Francois - Non-extinguishing STAR FRENCH SCENE
The career of a nightclub singer is no longer satisfying Claude. World fame beckons him, but first the singer decided to conquer Paris. At the end of 1961, he and…

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