Classical Composers – And The Pop Stars Who Channel Their Moves

For Liszt, read Jimi Hendrix.. for Wagner, Kanye West? A fun article by Chilly Gonzales for Guardian Music.

‘Composers were our first musical celebrities, and the 19th century brought us the idea of a “musical genius”. If these master composers were to have been pop icons or MCs, we might find that not much has changed since a demonic Liszt broke piano strings back in the 1850s.’

Read the full article here.

 

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