Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tabakova, Tzyetana

Tzvetana Tabakova(1905-1936), Bulgarian operatic soprano, she started her vocal education in 1924 at the State Academy of Music in Sofia and also worked as an actress at the Sofia Opera. She also studied in Paris. She made her debut with the Sofia Opera in 1924 and stayed with the Sofia Opera the rest her life. In 1932 she was the Silver Prize Winner in the International Singer Competition in Vienna. Major roles in her career included Tosca, Tatyana, Dona Anna, Elsa in Lohengrin and the soprano roles in Bulgarian operas.

Tagore, Sir Rabindranath

Sir Rabindranath Tagore(1861-1941), Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwriter who reshaped Bengali literature and music. He composed about 2,230 songs and was a profilic painter. His songs comprise Rabindra Sangeet, an integral part of Bengali culture. His music is inseparable from his literature- poems, novels, plays. He was the first non-European who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. He composed the national anthems of India and Bengladesh.

Tailleferre, Germanine

Germanine Tailleferre(1892-1983), French composer, studied at the Paris Conservatory with classmates Milhaud, Honegger, Auric. She was one the "Les nouveaus jeunes"(Groupe des six). She composed concertos, ballet music, film scores, and chamber music. During the war(WAR II), she stayed in US, later returned to France.

Taki, Rentaro

Composer of the Japanese famous song - Kojo no tsuki
Taki, Rentaro(1879-1903), pianist and one of the most best-known composers of Japan. He studied at the Tokyo Music School, and then continued to study at the Leipzig Conservatory. He composed songs(Hakone-Hachiri, Hana.. etc), and some piano pieces.

Tallat-Kelpsa, Juozas

Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa(1889-1949), Lithuanian organist, composer, conductor, educator and cultural character, studied at the Palanga progimnazijoje, later studied at the Rokiskis Organ School, also studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He led a Lithuanian Choir and Belarusian Choir. In 1918 he formed Lithuanian mixed choir, taught music in Lithuanian gymnasium in Vilnius.

Tallis, Thomas

Thomas Tallis(1505-1585), English composer. He flourished as a church musician in 16th century Tudor England. He occupies a primary place in anthologies of English church music, and considered among the best of the England's early composers.

Tanase, Maria

Maria Tanase(1913-1963), Romanian singer of folkloric music. She made her debut on stage during her High School years. In 1934 she joined the Carabus Theater. She represented Romania at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1937 and in 1939 New York World's Fair. In 1938 she made her radio debut. In 1955 she received the State Prize, in 1957 the medals of "The Order for Activity", "The State Award", and the title "Honored Artist of the Republic" for her contribution to the arts.