Posts from the ‘Artists and Musicians’ Category

  • 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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  • The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    February 26th, 2012 | Comte De Saint Germain | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In my occupation, I serve a great deal of St. Germain (elderflower liquor), and it got me thinking: The Count of St. Germain, it turns out (purported death: February 27, 1784), was among other things a violinist, pianist, composer, inventor, traveler, courtier, adventurer, armchair scientist and alchemist, writer, wit, self-mythologizer, and brilliant conversationalist. He was, […]

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  • Artists And Musicians

    Artists And Musicians

    February 23rd, 2012 | Artists and Musicians | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Saphho was small and dark, yet in his famous rendering of her, Raphael made her blond and fleshy. Richard Wagner — who wore pink underwear — was about five feet tall. Gauguin fathered at least four illegitimate children in Tahiti. This in addition to the legitimate clan he abandoned back home. Beethoven, Brahms, Gluck, Haydn, […]

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