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 wore pink underwear and 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, Mahler, Mozart, […]

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