>Every famous genius musician was the son of musicians Posted on May 19, 2023 by Anonymous >Every famous genius musician was the son of musicians Are there any exceptions honestly?
Anon said genius musician not shitty musician which Joanna absolutely is shitty and not a genius.
don't waste your time she's terrible
>Her father played the guitar, and her mother was a classically trained pianist who played the hammered dulcimer, the autoharp and conga drums
he's still right, she's the daughter of musicians, not son
I was gonna say son/daughter but couldn't think of any "genius" women musicians. I hadn't heard Joanna Newsom's work yet.
not a son, but she counts. agree.
Händel's father was a barber, Haydn's father was a wheelwright, Mendelssohn's father was a banker, Bruckner's father was a teacher, Schubert's father was a teacher, Berlioz' father was a doctor, Verdi's father was an innkeeper, Chopin's father was a teacher, Wagner's father was a police clerk, Mahler's father was a coachman, Schönberg's father was a shopkeeper, Art Tatum's father was a mechanic, Mingus father was an army sergeant, Monk and Coltrane both had non-musician parents.
>Haydn's father was a wheelwright
>however, Mathias was an enthusiastic folk musician, who during the journeyman period of his career had taught himself to play the harp. According to Haydn's later reminiscences, his childhood family was extremely musical, and frequently sang together and with their neighbours.
>Mendelssohn's father was a banker
>his older sister Fanny also displayed exceptional and precocious musical talent.
Musical family, but yeh, no musical parents. Dude grew up comfortable at least and had enormous resources. But yeh, no parents this time.
>Bruckner's father was a teacher
>Bruckner's father was his first music teacher
>Schubert's father was a teacher
>His father gave him his first violin lessons when he was eight years old, training him to the point where he could play easy duets proficiently.
>Berlioz' father was a doctor
>His father gave him basic instruction on the flageolet, and he later took flute and guitar lessons with local teachers
>Verdi's father was an innkeeper
Ok, this is a good one.
>Chopin's father was a teacher
>The father played the flute and violin; the mother played the piano and gave lessons to boys in the boarding house that the Chopins kept
>Wagner's father was a police clerk
Wow, Wagner really was a genius lmao. Truly a self made man.
>Mahler's father was a coachman
>When he was four years old, Gustav discovered his grandparents' piano
Ambiguous for this. I'll give it to ya.
>Schönberg's father was a shopkeeper
Yup, self taught. Good example.
>Art Tatum's father was a mechanic
Ok, good one.
>Mingus father was an army sergeant
Alright, fair enough.
>Monk and Coltrane both had non-musician parents
Monk's sister played. Coltrane, you're right on.
Yeh, I guess I was wrong to make that statement and it's possible to make it without childhood assistance from variously experienced players.
don't pretend like Segovia had encouraging parents, or that Lennon of Johnnerpoolshire had any more than a few lessons from Aunt Mimi
Zappa was not
It only seems that way because of people retrofit their lifestory based on its current outcome. It's why every depressed person has this comically tragic backstory. Interviewers also pigeonholing artist into giving these answers during interviews. I would never bring up my granddad ever because he had no influence on me but if I was a famous musician and somebody asked wether other people in my family made music I would have to say that he played the violin, electric and acoustic guitar and build his own instruments.
Miles Davis, David Lee Roth, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, John Lennon, Maynard Keenan, Stewart Copeland, Bobby Bonzig, Katy Perry, Beck Hanson, Glenn Danzig, Sting.
Hetfield's mother was an opera singer.
it happens that some exposure helps for interest and development. learn the trade make dad happy kind of shit