Pianist Richard Clayderman

Richard Clayderman

Living place: Paris

Birthday: 28-12-1953 (69 years old)

Population of the world 1953: 2.681 billions

Global rank: #1973

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Who is Pianist Richard Clayderman?
Richard Clayderman is the world's most successful pianist, known by his fans as the "Prince of Romance". He is neither a pure classical pianist nor a true modern pianist. Many critics say that Richard Clayderman created a new romantic style for the original tunes by combining the standards of classical and pop styles. Richard Clayderman's music is often classified as neoclassical. He tried to classicize Pop Rock songs while simplifying famous classical music excerpts.
Richard Clayderman's first breakthrough began in 1977 when he was asked to record a new song called "Ballade Pour Adeline". The song is full of hypnosis and brought the name of Richard Clayderman to the world. In 1982, Richard Clayderman toured to promote his debut album in the UK. Although the album was only available by mail order, thousands of women had already mailed Richard Clayderman a check.
Romantic sentiment combined with a unique performance style helps Richard Clayderman achieve success that few other artists can achieve. He became the best-selling pianist of all time. Richard Clayderman holds the record for worldwide music sales, reaching over 90 million CDs, including 267 gold and 70 platinum discs. Richard Clayderman's music is everywhere. Richard Clayderman's life is a world tour. Richard Clayderman's record of 200 shows outside France in 250 days remains a challenge for any performer.
In 2005, Richard Clayderman was rated by BBC as an inspiration to thousands of piano players.
Received many compliments but also many disparaging comments about Richard Clayderman. Critics, musicians and music connoisseurs consider Richard Clayderman's technique somewhat limited, commercially performing when playing classical pieces in stylized form. Critic Christopher Connelly once wrote: "Richard Clayderman is just a discarded pianist". People magazine of the US once asserted: "Richard Clayderman's music is the sum total of tabloid emotions".

Young / Before famous

Richard Clayderman learned to play the piano at a young age. At the age of 12, he was accepted into the Paris Conservatory. Financial difficulties prevented Richard Clayderman from pursuing a promising career as a pianist. He became a banker and accompanies contemporary bands.

Family life info

Richard Clayderman married his first wife at the age of 18. He got married when he was underage because his girlfriend was pregnant. They divorced after two years, Richard Clayderman's career began to flourish from here.
Richard Clayderman met his second wife - Christine used to work as a barber at a theater. They married in 1980 and have a son named Peter. Although he has matured, becoming a better husband and father, the dense tours caused Richard Clayderman's marriage to fall apart again.
In 2010, Richard Clayderman married his third wife. at the age of 57. His wife is a violinist.

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When was Pianist Richard Clayderman born?
Richard Clayderman birthday 28-12-1953 (at the age of 69).
Where is Pianist Richard Clayderman's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Richard Clayderman was born in Paris, of France. Mr, whose Zodiac is Capricorn, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Snake. Richard Clayderman's global rank is 1973 and whose rank is 1 in list of famous Pianist. Population of the world in 1953 is about 2.681 billions persons.
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Events in 1953 and 28-12

Events in the world in the birth year of Richard Clayderman

  • Joseph Stalin dies (March 5). Georgi Malenkov becomes Soviet Premier; Lavrenti Beria, Minister of Interior; Vyacheslav Molotov, Foreign Minister (March 6). Background: Rulers of Russia since 1533
  • East Berliners rise against Communist rule; quelled by tanks (June 17).
  • Korean armistice signed (July 27).
  • Moscow announces explosion of hydrogen bomb (Aug. 20). Background: nuclear weapons
  • Tito becomes president of Yugoslavia.

Birthday Richard Clayderman (28-12) in history

  • Day 28-12 year 1065: The famous British monastery of Westminster was consecrated.
  • Day 28-12 year 1832: John C. Calhoun became the first vice president in U.S. history to resign from office.
  • Day 28-12 year 1846: Iowa became the 29th state in the United States.
  • Day 28-12 year 1869: William F. Semple patented chewing gum.
  • Day 28-12 year 1895: The Lumiere Brothers gave the first commercial movie show at the Grand Cafe in Paris.
  • Day 28-12 year 1937: Composer Maurice Ravel died in Paris at age 62.
  • Day 28-12 year 1945: Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Day 28-12 year 1981: Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first American test-tube baby, was born in Norfolk, Va.
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