Aujourd’hui c’est le 117 ème anniversaire d’un grand homme, Duke Ellington. En son hommage, l’hôtel porte son nom !

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over compositions. Born: April Washington, D. Died: May New York

Frederic Chopin was born in Poland but lived most of his life in Paris and is one of the best-known and best loved composers of the Romantic period. Chopin’s entire musical output was devoted to his favorite instrument the piano with over 200 solo compositions.

Frederic Chopin was born in Poland but lived most of his life in Paris and is one of the best-known and best loved composers of the Romantic period. Chopin’s entire musical output was devoted to his favorite instrument the piano with over 200 solo composi

Sergueï Vassilievitch Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) compositeur et chef d'orchestre russe, l'un des plus brillants pianistes du XXe siècle, dont les quatre concertos pour piano sont d'une intense virtuosité.

“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” ― Sergei Rachmaninoff My favorite composer!

Béla Viktor János Bartók ( 1881 – 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and is regarded, along with Liszt, as Hungary's greatest composer . Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of ethnomusicology.

Hungarian composer Béla Bartók was born today in Along with Franz List, they are considered the premier Hungarian composers. Opposing the Nazis, he fled Hungary pre WWII days to America and became an American citizen. He passed in

“ Thelonious Monk, Straight No Chaser, New York, 1975 ”

New York 1975 - Thelonious Monk performing at The Newport Jazz Festival in NYC - Photo : Burt Glinn (*)

Rachmaninov. this man composed the most beautiful, enchanting, and difficult music i've ever attempted to play.

this man composed the most beautiful, enchanting, and difficult music i've ever attempted to play.

Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir Horowitz, classical pianist and composer. His technique, use of tone color and the excitement of his playing were considered legendary.

FAURE | Gabriel Fauré – Elégie pour violoncelle et piano

Gabriel Faure - French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. Among his teachers was Camille Saint-Saens, who was a lifelong friend.

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