Louis Armstrong, an American Jazz trumpeter, was a talented musician, singer, bandleader, soloist, and film star. Today, we know him as one of the founding fathers of Jazz, a type of music with many unique features, one important being improvisation. With Louis… Read More ›
A biography is the story of a person’s life, told by someone else. It’s fascinating to know details about a person’s birthplace, early childhood, education, including their work experience. Most importantly, we learn about their rich history and the interesting ways they continue to make a difference in our lives today.
“When you write biographies, whether it’s about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human.” – Walter Isaacson, American writer and biographer
Tesla, engineer and physicist genius, made remarkable steps forward in the field of science. He is known as an exemplary “mad scientist” that lit the world with his mind. TopTenz. “Top 10 Greatest Inventions by Nikola Tesla” YouTube, Jul 21, 2015…. Read More ›
The defending NBA Slam Dunk Champion of 1986 was Dominique Wilkins. Like many spectators, Dominique had never seen Spud Webb dunk before. Spud’s listed height of 5’7” compared to Dominique’s height of 6’8″ looked almost impossible to challenge. Despite being… Read More ›
Today, Vincent van Gogh is known for his talent as a painter. According to biographers, Vincent showed little creative potential as a child. It’s also noted that Vincent had a “well-respected art teacher” but he didn’t show much creativity as… Read More ›