Essays Tagged: "child prodigy"


s first concerto, at seven, his first symphony, and at twelve, his first opera. He was considered a child prodigy.Salieri wished to become a famous composer, like his idol. However, his father would n ... e', he was also able to see the genius in him. He couldn't understand why God had chosen a 'obscene child to be his instrument'. At another time, Mozart's wife presents to Salieri some of his work in ...

(4 pages) 168 2 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Two Kinds of Girls in Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds' and Jamaica Kincaid's 'Girl'

and the guiding force in her life. Amy Tan tells of a mother's expectation for herdaughter to be a child prodigy. Jamaica Kincaid tells of an unknown person describing to a girl how to bea 'good' gir ... that has expectations for a young female and whyand how those expectations will come about.As young children growing up without a care in the world, we cannot comprehend why authorityfigures dictate h ...

(3 pages) 259 0 3.7 Nov/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Johann FriedrichCarl Gauss showed early and unmistakable signs of being an extraordinaryyouth. As a child prodigy, he was self taught in the fields of readingand arithmetic. Recognizing his talent, hi ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Picasso's background, and life experiences.

1881 in the southern Spanish town of Malaga. Pablo was an artist from early in his life - he was a child prodigy. He began his career as a classical painter. He painted things such as portraits and l ... he painting depicts death and carnage on a large scale. A grief stricken mother is holding her dead child, a woman is burning, a severed arm holding a broken spear is lying next to a dead man and a ho ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Pascal and his life table.

Pascal was a child prodigy, who was educated by his father. He was a mathematician of the first order. At 16 he w ... a minor noble and government official.1626 Mother dies.1631 Etienne moves to Paris and directs his children's education based on the pedagogy of Montaigne. Blaise proves to be exceptional at mathemat ... thematics.1638 Etienne goes into hiding after opposing a fiscal measure of Richelieu but leaves the children in Paris.1639 Blaise's sister, Jacqueline, appears in a play before Richelieu after which h ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Downfall of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

is still recognized as one of the greatest musicians of all times, but his lack of discipline as a child led to his downfall. The pinnacle of Mozart's success ended at an early age, but even earlier, ... atly appreciated today, in his time, the pieces he performed were very divisive.Touring Europe as a child, the young and talented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was observed to be a musical mastermind becaus ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Micheal jackson life with his kids.

Singer, songwriter. Born August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, as the seventh of nine children. Jackson and his brothers Jackie, Tito, Marlon, and Jermaine were assembled into a singing ... mely young age, he soon distinguished himself as a singer and dancer of prodigious ability. No mere child prodigy, Michael had a gift for vocal phrasing that was not only well beyond his years, but wo ... e Sawyer; the singer and his bride vehemently insisted that they had a sex life and planned to have children. Naturally, such urgency only encouraged those who felt that their public claims to "normal ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy in music. By his fifth birthday, he played the piano. Before he was twelve, he had com ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Beethoven and Mozart: The Greatest Musicians of Their Time

re-shape music and the Classical period. Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Mozart was a child prodigy, claiming most success as a youth. At the age of six, Mozart could play the harpsichor ... eethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770, into a family of musicians. Beethoven was not as much a child star as Mozart but did accomplish many things as a youth. Beethoven played for Mozart at age s ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Supplemental Notes on John Stuart Mill's On Liberty

l and Jeremy Bentham, who raised him to defend the theory of Utilitarianism. John Stuart Mill was a child prodigy and a genius of historical magnitude. He began reading Greek at the age of three, and ... can try to object to Mill by raising a counter-example that falls under one of these exceptions.a) Children and the mentally underdeveloped: The harm principle is not intended to apply to children (t ...

(18 pages) 106 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Morality and Frankenstein

August 30, 1797, in London to two radicals of the day. Her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, who died in childbirth, was one of the first feminists and writers of the time while her father, William Godwin, ... her, William Godwin, played his part as a radical thinker as a writer and political journalist.As a child, Mary Shelley was virtually left completely to educate herself amongst her father's intellectu ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Jesse Ernest Wilkins Jr.

He was a physicist, mathematician, and nuclear/chemical engineer. He was also known as child prodigy and was accepted into the University of Chicago at the age of 13 and received his B.S. ...

(1 pages) 1358 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Biography Of Pablo Picasso (2 Pagers)

. At a young age, his father Blasco had tutored him and soon after he received the title of being a child prodigy. Once the young Picasso turned 14, he entered the Academy at Barcelona and painted "Gi ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

"Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan

always wanted Jing-Mei to become successful; she put her through many tests and treated her like a child prodigy to become something in life.Suyuan feels as if she was unsuccessful in teaching Jing-M ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Short story, critical analysis

's mother has come from China to America to find a better life. Jing Mei's mother wants her to be a child prodigy. Jing-Mei just wants to discover who the real her is. At first, Jing-Mei tires to be w ... to please her mother, Jing-Mei's self image is lowered. Everyday her mother would read about a new child prodigy then could try to test Jing-Mei to see if she could do what the child prodigy could do ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pascals Triangle

official and everyone expected Pascal to follow in his footsteps. But Pascal proved to be a child prodigy. At the age of twelve, he figured out the proposition of Euclidean geometry with no he ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Franz Liszt

estra and also played the piano. Liszt was first taught piano by his father and was recognized as a child prodigy at the age of six. By the time he was eight, he was composing, and only three years la ...

(1 pages) 413 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

During these last few years here at Spencer Van Etten,

nd started music and dance classes at the age of two. My grandparents and parents wanted me to be a child prodigy. They bought a piano, violins and other musical instruments for me to learn. In other ... I was placed in advanced classes and attended a program named Gate, which was a program for gifted children. The gate program put children that learn quicker in a school to learn about computers and ...

(10 pages) 565 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Art Tatum

l power. Arthur "Art" Tatum was born in 1910. Mr. Tatum was, for all intents and purposes, blind. A child prodigy who studied piano at the Toledo School of Music, his whole life consisted of music. Ar ...

(1 pages) 452 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Frédéric Chopin

grew up in Warsaw with his family (parents and three siblings). In Poland, he was widely seen as a child prodigy. People called him the "second Mozart". Chopin played piano when he was four. At the a ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers