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Eubie Blake Biography

Produced in Maryland on February 7, 1883, Eubie Blake went to become a revered ragtime pianist and composer for American musicals. He entered right into a partnership with singer songwriter Noble Sissle in 1915; the two would work jointly on the 1921 musical Shuffle Along, featuring the mega hit “I’m ...

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Richard Wagner Biography

Produced in Germany on May 22, 1813, Richard Wagner went on to become among the world’s most powerful and contentious composers. He’s renowned for both his epic operas, for example, four-part, 18-hour Ring Cycle, along with for his antisemitic writings, which, posthumously, made him a favorite of Adolf Hitler. There’s ...

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