Posts Tagged ‘Goethe’

  • The Individualistic, The Eccentric, The Cool, The Anachronistic

    September 30th, 2012 | Writers | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Jean Jacques Rousseau, who categorically believed in the existence of vampires. Persistent legend that the young Leonardo De Vinci was so strong he could — and frequently did — straighten horseshoes with his bare hands. Charles Dickens, a hyper-manic walker who sometimes went twenty-five miles at a headlong pace. A walk? What on earth for? […]

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  • More Musical Pulp

    More Musical Pulp

    March 19th, 2012 | Artists and Musicians | journalpulp | 5 Comments

    Goethe at fourteen-years-old once heard Wolfgang Mozart (aged six) play the harpsichord: “The little man, with powdered wig and sword,” Goethe described him as. Luciano Pavarotti could not read music. David Bowie has a tattoo of a lizard on his ankle. Haydn and Beethoven each nominated Handel as the greatest of composers. Whereas Berlioz called […]

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