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Al Sherman

b. 7 Sept 1897, Kiev, Russia, d. 15 Sept 1973, LA, California, USA. A favorite songwriter who loved success mainly within the 20s and 30s, Sherman’s his first tunes, ‘Save Your Sorrow’, in 1925, was effective for the Shannon Four, Ray Miller and Gene Austin. Al Sherman’s additional well-known figures …

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Ruslana

A celebrity in her local Ukraine for quite some time, Ruslana became her homeland’s biggest music export after storming to triumph within the 2004 Eurovision Music Contest. Created Ruslana Stepanivna Lyzhychko in Lviv in 1973, she went to an experimental music college at age four and fronted several rings in …

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Misha Mengelberg

Acclaimed pianist Misha Mengelberg was the well known leader from the Dutch ensemble ICP Orchestra, yet was equally known for his essential role within the development of the jazz-influenced creative music that sprang up in holland starting throughout the 1960s. Frequently within lineups with drummer Han Bennink, Mengelberg started mixing …

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Milla

Milla Jovovich can be an ex-teen supermodel/celebrity who recorded an unexpectedly interesting debut record, The Divine Humor, in 1994. Definately not the trite dance-pop released by most versions angling to get a music profession, Jovovich’s debut was generally acoustic, rooted similarly in idea and her Slavic history, and amazingly thoughtful …

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Charlie Spivak

Despite approaching within the jazz globe and spending his existence around jazz music artists, Charlie Spivak hardly ever improvised and was perhaps most obviously for his pretty firmness. He relocated to the U.S. along with his family members as a little child and was raised in New Haven, CT. Spivak …

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Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

b. 17 Feb 1907, Kiev, Ukraine, d. 1 March 1982, Greenville, NEW YORK, USA. Spivak discovered to try out trumpet as a little child we were young in america. In his mid-teens he became a member of Paul Specht’s orchestra where he continued to be until 1930, shifting towards the …

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Anatole Fistoulari

A conductor of wide-ranging authority inside a diverse repertory, Anatole Fistoulari is non-etheless remembered most vividly for the number of ballet recordings he designed for Mercury Information. The son of the observed conductor, Fistoulari preserved that he previously produced his debut before an orchestra at age seven. Beyond dispute is …

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Vladimir Horowitz

A pianist of legendary popularity and stature, Vladimir Horowitz was created in Kiev, Ukraine. His mom, herself a specialist pianist, supplied his initial instruction on the piano and was the first ever to recognize his incredible talents; he researched further on the Kiev Conservatory. His initial open public appearance was …

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Jascha Horenstein

A champion of contemporary music and an intellectual and philosophical conductor of the sort very little encountered any longer, Jascha Horenstein moved to Vienna along with his family members at age six. He continued to review violin with Adolf Busch, Indian idea at the School of Vienna, and music on …

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Tamara

b. Tamara Drasin, c.1910, Sorochintzy, Ukraine, d. 22 Feb 1943, near Lisbon, Portugal. Educated primarily in america, Tamara appeared within the revue THE BRAND NEW Yorkers (1927, not really the Cole Porter display) and is at Crazy Quilt (which starred Fanny Brice) and Free of charge FOR THOSE (both 1931), …

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