Category Archives: Composers

Percy Faith ~ Easy Listening

Day 335 of Colourisation Project – April 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Considered “the most identifiable easy-listening sound-mark” by some, and musical pablum by others, Percy Faith‘s popular … Continue reading

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Johannes Brahms ~ Classical Traditionalist

Day 331 of Colourisation Project – April 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in 1833, in Hamburg, Germany, Johannes Brahms is widely considered one the 19th century’s greatest … Continue reading

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Sergei Rachmaninoff ~ Russian Virtuoso

Day 325 of Colourisation Project – March 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Best known for his dazzling virtuosity, Sergei Rachmaninoff was a legendary Russian composer and pianist, who … Continue reading

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Richard Wagner – Love Him or Hate Him

Day 282 of Colourisation Project – February 13 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in 1813 in Leipzig, Germany, Richard Wagner was one of the world’s most influential—and controversial—composers, … Continue reading

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Giacomo Puccini – Life Imitating Art

Day 206 of Colourisation Project – November 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. If there is any doubt as to whether life imitates art, you need delve no further … Continue reading

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Gioachino Rossini – Maestro Chef

Day 190 of Colourisation Project – November 13 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today marks the anniversary of the death of one of the world’s finest composers 146 years … Continue reading

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Frédéric Chopin – Romantic Virtuoso

Day 163 of Colourisation Project – October 17 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. If you’ve ever wondered what composer, Frédéric Chopin looked like, here is one of only two known photographs … Continue reading

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