On February 12,1809 there was a boy born in a one room log cabin. His name was Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville , Kentucky by Sinking spring Nolin Creek. 2 years after, his family then moved to a 230 acre place at Knob creek 10 miles where he was born . When Young Abraham was 6 he then attended a log school house.
Vivaldi was taught the violin by his father. Becoming a priest at the age of twenty-five he obtained an interesting nickname, “the red priest” for his red hair that he inherited from his parents. Vivaldi was trained for priesthood in the local churches of S Geminiano, where he would achieve his fame as a composer
In 1948, Elvis’s family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where Elvis entered L.C. Humes High School. Presley played guitar and sang in several talent shows all throughout high school, and the appreciation that the audience gave him is what inspired him to work more on music. After he graduated,
J.S Bach was a German composer, he is one of the most important composer of the Baroque period because he established the German style in the counterpoint,harmonic and motivic organization. He had great contribution on the rhythm Bach was born in a music family, his father is also a great musician who taught him to play violin and harpsichord. The six unaccompanied cello suites was written by J.S Bach during 1717-1723. This work is one of the most famous works by J.S Bach.
Oscar Peterson lived in the city of Montreal, Quebec. The one who worked at the Canadian Pacific Railway as a porter, was his father, Daniel Peterson. One may think he only favoured the piano as a child, but he also liked Cowboys and Indians, street baseball and tag! Oscar Peterson was introduced to music by his parents because they said all of their children must learn the piano and a brass instrument. His parents were immigrants from
Frédéric François Chopin was a brilliant musician who made an incredible impact not only on the Romantic Era (19th century), which is when he composed his works but also on countless musicians to come. He was a beloved Polish composer and pianist who, during his short 39-year life, was able to rise to become a cultural icon in music history. His main focuses in music were the melody, harmony, and specific piano techniques that were prominent during the Romantic period. His skill on the piano and his heart-felt pieces forever revolutionized the use of the piano for solo, musical pieces. Chopin was born in a small town near Warsaw, Poland named Zelazowa Wola on March 1, 1810.
There have been so many incredible instrumentalists, composers and theorists that have left marks that influence people and the music that is produced still to this day. Johann Sebastian Bach can be considered one of these composers and is one of the greatest composers of Western musical history. Some of Bach’s musical compositions still inspire and survive, in fact there is more than a thousand that are still around. Some examples of Bach’s pieces could be: Art of the Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations of Harpsichord, and the Mass in B-Minor. Bach has even influenced many notable composers such as Mozart and Beethoven.
He teached a class that help younger kids how to learn music ay better than what they had already known. All the work that Haydn did was about six decades that they had to gather up all the information they could on him. In 1770’s he entered a style known as the stylistic period known as the “Sturm and
Three successful alto saxophone players are Harvey Pittel, Walter Parazaider, and John Coltrane. John William Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. Around the age of 12, his father, aunt, and grandparents died. His mom took care of him. In September 1943 she bought him an alto saxophone, which he played in high school.
Seeger 's ideas about music and musicology were instrumental in founding the discipline of ethnomusicology. "(loc.gov/folklife) Charles had a deep passion for American folk music, which he had passed down to many of his family members. Ruth Crawford Seeger is Charles 's second wife, " Is considered by many to be the most significant American female composer of the twentieth century. "(loc.gov/folklife) She had composed modern works throughout the twenties and early thirties, the String Quartet in 1931 is one of her most celebrated works.
Chick Corea, also known as Armando Anthony Corea, is a famous keyboardist and composer. He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts on June 12, 1941 and is still alive today. Corea had started playing piano at age four and drums at eight. His real career began in the 1960’s. His father was a professional trumpet player, so he grew up with music his whole life.
Felix Mendelssohn Felix Mendelssohn; pianist, composer, conductor. Mendelsohn was a man of many talents that graced the world with his artistic genius. Many compare him akin to Mozart and Beethoven, and though his life was short lived, he made the most of what he had. Felix Mendelssohn was one of the greatest composers of the 1800s, or the Romantic era in music history. Born in Hamburg, Germany on February 3rd, 1809 to Leah Salomon and Moses Mendelssohn, he was lucky to have been born and raised in a prosperous middle class family.