Walif Chbeir

Literature, Art & Culture

Tag: artist

Four Musicians Who Died Before Their Time

While browsing through our music libraries or strolling through an art gallery, we sometimes are inclined to learn more about the artists at hand. Often, you’ll hear stories about certain painters or musicians who only became famous posthumously–those who enjoyed more success after their passing than they did before it. Names like Van Gogh and […]

Three of the Best & Most Influential Jazz Musicians

    In a previous post on my other website, I walked through the history of jazz music, from its origins in New Orleans ragtime and blues music to Louis Armstrong’s solo trumpet performances. While musicians like Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton were incredibly influential to the formation of jazz, others have stepped into the spotlight […]

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