Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and he is also considered the leading French author of music for the harpsichord of his time alongside François Couperin.
The Zombies formed in 1961 in St Albans, England, and gained their initial reputation playing the Old Verulamians Rugby Club in that town. The group was formed whilst the members were at school. Some sources state that Argent, Atkinson and Grundy were at St Albans School, while Blunstone and White we
Without any kind of prior biographical knowledge, one would never guess that fashion designer Alexander Herchcovitch hails from Brazil, capital of plastic surgery, bronzed buns and bathing suits. His somewhat dark approach seems more appropriately fitting for someone from, say, Paris. Or anywhere whe
Edward Elgar was born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, England to William Elgar, a music dealer, and his wife Anne (née Greening). Elgar was the fourth of their seven children: Henry John (known as Harry, 15 October 1848– 5 May 1864), Lucy Ann (Loo, born 29 May 1852), Su