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16 OctThe “golden voice from Prague”: on the death of Karel Gott


In 1958 Karel Gott’s career began with performances in Prague dance cafés. The following year he attracted the attention of Czechoslovak…

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22 SepThe first circumnavigation of the world started 500 years ago with Christ and cannons.


With Magellan as General Captain, five ships set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda on 20 September 1519. He and his crew…

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20 SepAlexander von Humboldt – World Citizen and Universal Genius


The most dangerous of all worldviews is the worldview of people who have not looked at the world This year marks…

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19 AugWarlord or war criminal?


Napoleon Bonaparte was born 250 years ago. Napoleon was a genius warlord and guardian of the legacy of the French Revolution…

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News

16 OctThis is fun to practice: The „Somethat-Different-Technical Snare Drum Method“


Arnold F. Riedhammer is a German-American musician, composer and arranger. He is solo percussionist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the…

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15 OctChristmas carol discovered: “When cosy with shimmering flakes”


When intimate with shimmering flakes Winter is snowing the earth, And around the metal bells To the christmas ringing This is…

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13 OctWhen a poor music teacher fell in love with a beautiful poetess….


…it was a scandal at the beginning of the 20th century. Especially where the admirer was eight years younger. Later the…

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23 AugNew Publications Summer 2019


While you were probably on holiday, swimming, climbing mountains or doing other things, we worked for you. We bring order into…

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Deaths

16 OctThe “golden voice from Prague”: on the death of Karel Gott


In 1958 Karel Gott’s career began with performances in Prague dance cafés. The following year he attracted the attention of Czechoslovak…

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22 SepComposer Christopher Rouse dies at the age of 70.


American composer and popular teacher Christopher Rouse died in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday, September 21, at the age of 70. This…

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13 SepPublisher and composer Alfred Burger died


The musician, composer and music publisher Alfred Burger died on 11 June 2019 at the age of 89. Born in 1930…

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08 SepMelancholy in Paris: Roger Boutry died


Roger Boutry was composer, pianist, conductor and winner of the “Grand Prix de Rome”. Roger Boutry was a composer, pianist and…

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