Photos from the family archive of Amy Winehouse

Photos from the family archive of Amy Winehouse Photos from the family archive of the legendary singer of modern times, who departed this life July 23, 2011.Amy jade Winehouse (Amy Jade Winehouse born 14 September 1983 in Southgate, a suburb of London, in a Jewish family.Photo - Amy at the age of 1 yearHer parents - the taxi driver Mitchell and pharmacist Janice was married for 7 years to the birth of his daughter.The family has long been immersed in musical life: the mother's brothers were professional jazz musicians.And my grandmother on my father's side, Cynthia, whose name, as adults, have gotten Amy on her arm, was a jazz singer and had a close relationship with the legendary British jazz musician Ronnie Scott.In an interview, Amy remembered that the father of a child constantly sang to her (songs by Frank Sinatra, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald).She also took it into a habit - so that subsequently the teachers find it difficult to get her to behave quietly in class.In 1993, parents of the future singer broke up, but continued to raise children together.When Amy was 9 years old, her grandmother asked her to go to drama school Susie Earnshaw that it could seriously engage in dramatic art.Photo - Amy 4 years oldThe period of fascination with pop music over to Amy at the age of ten, when she discovered Salt''n Pepa, TLC and other rebellious hip-hop and R&B group.In 11 years of hyperactive Amy was already at the head of his own rap band called Sweet'n Sour.12 years old girl was admitted to drama school - she became a training school Sylvia young (Sylvia Young Theatre School).2 years later, having had time to star in an episode of The Fast Show (1997), Amy was deleted for lack of diligence and poor behavior.In my childhood favorite toy Amy was the guitar older brother, and 13-year-old's parents handed her his own.Photo - Amy aged 10 yearsAnd a year later, at 14, she began writing music and first tried drugs.Big show-business was opened by Amy Winehouse in 2000, when she was just 16 years old.Through the efforts of pop singer Tyler James (Tyler James) demos Amy fell into the hands of managers, Island/Universal, seeking young jazz vocalists.She immediately signed a contract and began performing as a professional singer.on 23 July 2011, Amy was found dead in his apartment in London.It is not excluded that the reason for the death of a famous British singer could become abruptly discontinuing use of alcohol.Amy was buried on 26 July near grandma Cynthia./On materials Source: Pictures from the family archive of Amy Winehouse . . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Michael Bay refused `Transformers 4`

Michael Bay refused `Transformers 4`This week Hasbro announced the beginning of negotiations with Michael Bay about the fourth part of the blockbuster "transformers". Rumor has it that the fourth and fifth movies will be filmed simultaneously, and starred Jason Statham. And Director, and actor refute the rumors.The forum's own website Michael Bay wrote the following: "I am currently not talking to Paramount about "Transformers 4" and "Transformers 5", despite the news reports. I have a lot of opportunities, and I'm weighing options. Most likely, in the near future I will begin to remove the low-budget crime Thriller "Blood and sweat". The time it will take a bit, but the film itself is quite funny. Читать полностью -->

Enrique Iglesias `boasted` of his manhood

Enrique Iglesias `boasted` of his manhoodAt a recent concert in Melbourne, Australia, Enrique Iglesias shocked his fans, saying that he has "the smallest penis in the world".Spanish singer invited on stage three male spectators and decided to talk to them about their sex life and talk about her."When I was growing up, I had a lot of friends, and they all lost their virginity to prostitutes, there is nothing wrong," he said to the crowd. - They paid for it. I wanted to wait for the right girl, so I waited up to 25 years. I was really nervous the first time. Usually the first time cannot be called the best. Let me be honest, I was only 17 and a half, I was so nervous. Читать полностью -->

Prop mutilated American model

Prop mutilated American modelAmerican model and fashion editor Lauren Scruggs lost her hand and suffered severe facial injuries and brain after accidentally hit by the propeller of a plane, Fox News reports.Drama played out Saturday night at a private airport Texas town McKinney. Scruggs went on a double plane "Aviat Husky" view from the air on Christmas lights home state.Under prop 23-year-old model landed, when they left the plane. The circumstances of the incident are still not clear. Family representative Scruggs suggested that Lauren wanted to thank the pilot for the flight, but in the dark did not see the spinning propeller.With serious injuries, the girl was admitted to hospital Parkland in Dallas. The doctors who conducted several operations, managed to save her life. Scruggs had to amputate his left hand. Читать полностью -->

Boxer Tishchenko auctioned from the President.

Boxer Tishchenko auctioned from the President.Two-time Olympic Boxing champion Alexey Tishchenko forced to sell the car BMW X5, presented by the President of the Russian Federation for the victory at the Games in Beijing, due to the lack of funds.Tishenko had to leave the sport at the age of 26 due to a serious injury. The last few years, multiple winner of world Championships is a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Omsk region."Of course, I would not want to sell the car, but so awkward circumstances. First, you need money to build a house, and secondly, the necessary funds to participate in the elections to the Legislative Assembly of the Omsk region," said Tishchenko in interview to Agency "R-Sport".On a personal website Tishchenko announced the auction, the starting price of BMW X5 in 2008 with a mileage of 39 thousand km is 2.5 million rubles. Source: boxer Tishchenko auctioned from the President.. . . Читать полностью -->

Elena Vaenga tore ligaments at the concert in St. Petersburg

Elena Vaenga tore ligaments at the concert in St. PetersburgThe incident occurred with the singer on September 26 during a concert in St. Petersburg.According to eyewitnesses, in the second part have any audio problems. And while the workers of the scene was to rectify the fault, the audience asked Elena to sing something a Cappella. She agreed, but made a mistake with the tone. And as a result tore the ligaments.The next day, the artist realized that no voice, and immediately turned for help to doctors."Well what can I say? Well, bad. Читать полностью -->

Award `Yasnaya Polyana` received Fazil Iskander

Award `Yasnaya Polyana` received Fazil IskanderThe winner of the literary prize "Yasnaya Polyana" in the nomination "Modern classic" was the writer Fazil Iskander. About it reported in a press release received by "Tape.".Iskander was awarded the prize for his epic novel in three volumes "Sandro from Chegem", first published in abridged form in the magazine "New world" in 1973. Fully novel was released in the U.S. in 1979, the Soviet Union in 1989. the Writer received a cash prize in the amount of 900 thousand rubles.In addition, in the category of "XXI century" prize was awarded to Elena Cationic for "Lived-were the old man and old woman". Remuneration of writer amounted to 750 thousand rubles. Читать полностью -->

The last part of the `Harry Potter` is reminiscent of the action

The last part of the `Harry Potter` is reminiscent of the actionThe final episode of the famous epic about a boy wizard "Harry Potter and the deathly Hallows. Part 2" by Director David Yates released in Russia two days earlier than worldwide.As befits the epic about the conflict between good and evil, in the film there is a big battle. The magical world was split in half and is preparing for the final battle for Hogwarts.Millions of Harry Potter fans with tears in their eyes expecting the last chord in the ten-year history. The passion reached its peak. All the important story lines of the painting came together to reaching a climax, to lead to a logical conclusion of the epic and with it an era.The authors broke the last part of the franchise for two series. It was important to not only from a commercial point of view. Читать полностью -->

Cameron Diaz affair with a famous rapper

Cameron Diaz affair with a famous rapperThere were rumors about a possible affair between the Hollywood star and the famous rapper.Cameron Diaz may not be the one, but to Alex Rodriguez, she did not return. Sources say that back in March of this year between the actress and rapper Diddy flashed a spark, and last month they were spotted in the VIP room at a party. Rumor has it, near the door to the room where the pair disappeared for twenty minutes, stood guard.Cameron also attended a party organised by Diddy to celebrate his Star on the Hollywood walk of Fame. But while Diddy denies everything: "We're just good friends," he says, " I find it funny because two famous people can't just have fun in the circle of his friends the next day in the press will write about that they had sex.". . . Читать полностью -->

In Moscow there will be monuments Tvardovsky and Rostropovich

In Moscow there will be monuments Tvardovsky and RostropovichMoscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin instructed to erect monuments to the poet Alexander Tvardovsky and musician Mstislav Rostropovich in the center of the capital no later than December 2012, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to a source in city administration.In June last year the Commission of Moscow city Council on monumental art by a majority vote decided to erect a monument to the Twardowski on the embankment of Taras Shevchenko, where the poet lived. Later, the Department of cultural heritage of Moscow said about inappropriate use of territories of objects of cultural heritage for the installation of monuments, and the Commission deferred this question. In March 2011, the Commission finally approved the proposal to put on Strastnoy Boulevard monument Tvardovsky, as the poet actually lived on the waterfront of Taras Shevchenko: there his family lived, and he Twardowski lived outside the city. At the same time on the Boulevard is the editorial Board of the journal "New world", which he led for many years."In order to perpetuate the memory of the outstanding Russian musician Mstislav Rostropovich and the outstanding poet Alexander Tvardovsky, the mayor instructed them to establish their monuments to 31 December 2012", - said the Agency interlocutor.He added that the monument Tvardovsky must be installed on Strastnoy Boulevard in front of the house N5 Naryshkin on the driveway next to the building that housed the publishing house "New world", and the monument to Rostropovich - in the square at the intersection of Bryusov and Eliseevsky lanes."The installation of the monument Tvardovsky should be funded by the International public Fund "Russian peace Foundation" and the monument to Rostropovich Foundation for cultural and humanitarian programs of Mstislav Rostropovich", - said the representative of the municipality.Poet, writer Alexander Tvardovsky was born 21 June 1910 in the village of Zagorje Smolensk province. During the years of the great Patriotic war and in the early postwar years Twardowski has created a number of works that brought him fame and the love of the people, first of all, it refers to his poem "Vasily Terkin". In addition, from 1950 to 1970 (with a break from 1955 to 1957) Twardowski was the chief editor of the magazine "New world".In 1954, he was dismissed from his post as chief editor for the "democratic tendencies", which appeared in the magazine, in 1958 he returned to the "New world" for the same position, inviting him in their like - minded critics and editors.Once in 1961 in the magazine published the story of Alexander Solzhenitsyn's "One day of Ivan Denisovich, and attempts to publish his novel "Cancer ward" Twardowski becomes the "unofficial opposition". Читать полностью -->

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