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Irving G. Thalberg. De constitución débil y enfermiza, fue un ejecutivo de producción precoz. Bajo su dirección artística y la gestión de Louis B. Mayer, la Metro Goldwyn Mayer creció y prosperó con rapidez, convirtiéndose a principios de los años 30 en la productora cinematográfica más prestigiosa y atractiva de Hollywood.
Ópera, música clásica y música del Romanticismo. Instrumento. Piano. Distinciones. Caballero de la Legión de Honor. Orden de Dannebrog. [ editar datos en Wikidata] Sigismund Thalberg ( Ginebra ( Suiza ), 7 de enero del año 1812 - Nápoles, Italia, 27 de abril de 1871) fue un pianista virtuoso y compositor austriaco .
Irving Thalberg. Irving Grant Thalberg ( Brooklyn, Nueva York, 30 de mayo de 1899 - Santa Mónica, California, 14 de septiembre de 1936) fue un galardonado productor cinematográfico estadounidense de las primeras décadas del cine. Era conocido como The Wonder Boy ("el chico maravilla") por su juventud y por su habilidad innata para elegir ...
Sigismond Thalberg. Compositor musical y pianista, nació en Ginebra en 1812; murió en Posilipo, Italia, el 27 de abril de 1871. La fecha exacta de su nacimiento es motivo de controversia. Era hijo natural del príncipe Moritz Dietrichstein, el cual lo trajo a Viena desde que el niño era muy pequeño.
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Sigismond Thalberg was an Austrian composer and one of the most distinguished virtuoso pianists of the 19th century.
He was born in Pâquis near Geneva, Switzerland, on 8 January 1812. According to his own account, he was the illegitimate son of Moritz, Prince of Dietrichstein and Baroness Maria Julia Wetzlar von Plankenstern. However, according to his birth certificate, he was the son of Joseph Thalberg and Fortunée Stein who were both from Frankfurt-am-Main.
Little is known about Thalberg's childhood and early youth. It is possible that his mother had brought him to Vienna at the age of 10. According to Thalberg's own account, he attended the first performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony on 7 May 1824 in the Kärntnerthortheater. There is no evidence as to Thalberg's early teachers. Baroness von Wetzlar...
In November 1835 Thalberg arrived in Paris. He performed on 16 November 1835 at a private concert of the Austrian ambassador Count Rudolph Apponyi. On 24 January 1836 he took part in a concert of the "Society of the Paris Conservatoire concerts", playing his "Grande fantaisie" op.22. Thalberg was praised by many of the most prominent artists, among...
After Thalberg's stay in London in May 1837, he made a first, short tour, giving concerts in several towns in Great Britain, but he became ill and soon returned to Vienna. In spring 1838 he gave concerts in Paris again. A note in the Revue et Gazette musicale of 4 March 1838, sho
After Thalberg's "Farewell concert" in Vienna, he began his first extended European tour. On 19 and 21 December 1838 he gave two concerts in Dresden, and he performed twice at the Court. Receiving honours from the King of Saxony, he told him "Wait until you have heard Liszt!" In
Thalberg had already announced in December 1838, during his stay in Leipzig, that he would take time off at the end of his tour, and did not perform at any concert during his stay in spring 1840 in Paris. At this time Mendelssohn, after meeting Liszt, compared him to Thalberg in
On 22 July 1843 Thalberg married Francesca, the eldest daughter of Luigi Lablache, first bass at the Théâtre des Italiens in Paris. Thalberg went with his wife to Italy where they stayed for the winter 1843–44. Francesca, Thalberg's wife. Sigismund Thalberg circa 1860 In 1855, after Thalberg's operas Florinda and Cristina di Svezia had failed, he r...
Durante la velada, Thalberg comentó a Liszt con admirable franqueza: "En comparación con usted, nunca he disfrutado más que de un éxito de tiempo en Viena". Cenaron de nuevo al día siguiente, después del concierto de Liszt el 29 de abril de 1838. Liszt y Thalberg fueron invitados a cenar de Metternich.
Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. He was called "The Boy Wonder" for his youth and ability to select scripts, choose actors, gather production staff, and make profitable films, including Grand Hotel, China Seas, A Night at the Opera, Mutiny on the Bounty, Camille and The Good Earth.