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Liberace's mansion gets a facelift

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (KSNV) – After several years of sitting vacant, the dilapidated Liberace Mansion near UNLV has a new owner and will soon be restored to its original state. 28 more words


George Gershwin (1898-1937) American Modern Era Composer and Pianist

George Gershwin September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937 was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin’s compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. 72 more words

Music Appreciation

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Home Built With Piano Motif

Liberace, 33-ycar-old American television pianist –by-candlelight, sunbathes on the edge of his swimming pool at his Californian home. 21 more words


It's Okay To Be Vulnerable

Last Tuesday marked 5 months of being in a relationship.  I’ve been trying to figure out what to say regarding how things are going, but everything I’ve written has just laid there, sounding trite and cliche.   298 more words


Diamond rings and all those things

There’s a book shelved in my public library’s music section titled Exciting Easy Classics for Piano. It’s a compilation of 49 well-known classical pieces like “Flight of the Bumble Bee” by Rimsky-Korsakov and the theme from Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.” These are greatly simplified versions of the originals, focusing on their memorable melodies. 325 more words

Piano Performance

Born on this date: Phyllis Diller

Comedienne Phyllis Diller was born 97 years ago today, on July 17, 1917. She died in 2012.

Diller’s career stretched back to the 1950s, but I remember her for her many TV guest appearances throughout the 1960s and 1970s. 79 more words

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