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As of 2009, B.B. King has won 15 Grammy Awards and played more than 15000 performances over the past 52 years. To make the show that much better, the five-time Grammy Award-winning Buddy Guy will also be performing! …
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“The Nutcracker” in Nuremberg on the book L’Histoire d’UN Casse Noisette ( “The Story of a Hazelnut-cracker) for Dumas, itself based on ETA Hoffmann Nussknacker Und Mausekönig (” The Nutcracker and the Mouse King). Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann ( 1776-1822) was born in Koenigsberg, East Prussia in a family with strong ties to lawyers. Initially, his middle name was William, but he changed it to Amadeus in honor of Mozart. He went on to study law at the University of Koenigsberg. Despite their training, Hoffman mostly interested in art, music, painting and literature. He became a civil servant and was very successful, but his personal life took over and he was forced to move from posting to posting on the account of one local scandal or another. He was translated from Konigsberg in Glogau, in Plock Poznan even less, and eventually to Warsaw to influence each other. All this time he composed music and painted.In Warsaw, Hoffmann founded the orchestra, and composed his first important piece, the music for Kreuz der Ostsee. C the advent of Napoleon’s rule, and Hoffman, to try to make a living in Warsaw, as a professional musician. Refusal to take oath of allegiance to France, he was deported to Berlin, where he nearly starved to death. He worked various odd jobs until, in 1808, he was offered the post of musical director in Bamberg, southern Germany, a cultural relic of the time. At Bamberg, he was very active in the theater and wrote his best music, opera Ondine. He also began writing literature.Leaving Bamberg in 1813 because of lost love of 16-year-old girl, career Hoffmann moved between Dresden and Leipzig, depending on the location of the opposing armies of the Napoleonic wars. He drank heavily, and he said he sold the rights to his first book, in Fantasiestücke Callots Manier in the basement of the last period of life wine.The Hoffman, began with him to be recalled to Berlin to official duties, again using Hippel. There, he became chairman of the Trial Chamber (Prussian Supreme Court), and continues to make his prose and criticism. Forever part of his life, alcoholism and exhaustion made Hoffman lives difficult. He contracted digestive difficulties, regeneration of the liver and nervous disorders, whose treatment was the use of red-hot poker to the base of his spine. In the end, 25 June 1822 he died, just finished dictating the story of recovery. As a critic, Hoffmann was a very respected. He wrote under the name of Kreisler, he was one of the first countries to recognize talent, JS Bach, and he defended Beethoven.Hoffmann ‘S influence extended beyond literature into theater of opera and dance, where his work inspired, among other things, Coppelia, and Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann in addition to “The Nutcracker“.