Monthly Archives: June 2013

Buon Cumpleanno Maestro Claudio Abbado!

Today,  June 26th, is the 80th Birthday of one of the greatest Italian Conductors of all times, Claudio Abbado! Claudio Abbado, along with Riccardo Muti, is considered successor of the legendary and magnificent Italian conductors Arturo Toscanini and Victor de … Continue reading

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Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann war ein  Deutscher Komponist und Pianist der Romantik.                                Der gelegentlich angegebene zweite Vorname Alexander ist nicht belegt.                                   Er war der Ehemann von Clara Schumann, geborene Wieck. Robert Schumann war das jüngste von fünf Kindern des Buchhändlers und Verlegers August … Continue reading

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Robert Schumann, the man, the composer and the critic

Robert Schumann, the man, the composer and the critic. Robert Schumann was born on June 8th of 1810.  He is one of the most famous German composers of the Romantic era. When you listen to Schumann’s work, you can feel … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson, King of Pop (1958-2009)

Today, June 25th, is the 4th Anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. Michael Jackson died on June 25 of 2009 at age 50. We are going to make a tribute to the great Michael Jackson. … Continue reading

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Remembering James Gandolfini (1961-2013)

Today, the theater, cinema and television lost one of the greatest actors,  the great James Gandolfini. I am Saddened and shocked by the passing of James Gandolfini. James Gandolfini died at age 51.  He gave us a lot of wonderful … Continue reading

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José Pablo Moncayo

El personaje de nuestro mundo cultural de este mes de Junio es el compositor Mexicano José Pablo Moncayo. José Pablo Moncayo nació un 29 de Junio de 1912 y falleció el 16 de Junio de 1958. Por eso,  José Pablo … Continue reading

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Manuel José Othón

Hoy, Junio 14, es el Aniversario Natalicio de Manuel José Othón, gran Poeta, Dramaturgo y político Mexicano. Nació el 14 de Junio de 1858.  Perteneció a los movimientos literarios del romanticismo y modernismo. Su poema “Idilio salvaje”,  es uno de … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lang Lang!

“Pianist. Mentor. Lifelong Student. Traveler. I believe that classical music is for everyone!”   Lang Lang. Today, June 14th, is the Birthday of one of the greatest Pianists of our times, Lang Lang! Lang Lang is a Chinese Concert Pianist and … Continue reading

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Un Omaggio a Carlos Montemayor

Carlos Montemayor. Scrittore, saggista, conoscitore di numerose lingue indoamericane, Carlos Montemayor era considerato il massimo esperto (e storico) dei movimenti guerriglieri messicani e della guerra sucia, la guerra sporca messa in atto dallo Stato a partire dagli anni ’70. Carlos … Continue reading

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Eine Hommage an Carlos Montemayor

Carlos Montemayor wuchs im nördlichen mexikanischen Bundesstaat Chihuahua, in der Stadt Parral, auf. Nach der Matura übersiedelte er in die Hauptstadt Mexiko und erhielt an der Nationalen Autonomen Universität von Mexiko eine juristische Ausbildung, die er mit einem Studium der … Continue reading

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