TCHAIKOVSKY, CHOPIN, HÄNDEL, BRITTEN, SCHUBERT, BEETHOVEN

Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Händel, Britten, Schubert, Beethoven, Cage, Lully, Saint-Saens, Smyth, Poulenc, Copland, Corelli, Tippett, Barber, Menotti, Bernstein, Thomson, McPhee, Harrison, Oliveros, Carlos, Higdon, Muhly

If you like music, you should know that the people above are Queer!

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) my favourite compositor is Gay! Recentle on his letters, censured, it was confirmed his homossexuality: ” Oh my god what a angelical criature, i would love to be his slave, toy property”. Chicago’s Boystown decided to create a site sculpture memorial in honor to Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky is best known for incredible musics, with pure and soft stages, that elevate us to heaven.

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) wrote love letters to  Tytus Wojciechowski. Michel Lariviera, the researcher, confirms that Chopin had a lot of boyfriends, spacially Marquis de Custine.

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) my favourite xxi century compositor. Benjamin Britten was married with Peter Pears for many years. Listen to his songe from “Peter Grimes” Opera, Four Sea Interludes.

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759) was gay! Yes, it´s true, the religious songs were made by a gay men. “Hallelujah” song. On his book “Händel as Orpheus” by Ellen T. Harris we find references to his gay closet. Händel never had been with a woman.

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was bissexual, says Maynard Solomon. He was with a gay poet Johann Mayrhofer and had sent many gay letters to Franz von Schober.

Beethoven (1770-1827) never met a woman.  Rictor Norton says on – “Your Breeches” Button Beethoven and his Nephew Karl – where he also says that he had a relation with Ferdinand Ries.

John Cage (1912–1992) artist and compositor, was in a relation with Don Sample. Cage is best known forcriou a famosa música 4’33” and “Dream”.

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Francisco Lacerda

Francisco Lacerda

Francisco Lacerda is an artist, cultural critic and creative director of Pois. He writes for Pois since 2018. He also writes for other social media websites and he is a international art curator. Francisco studied in Lisbon and London, where he learned about art, management and luxury. Francisco Lacerda is responsible for major interviews: Duane Michals, Edouard Taufenbach, Anthony Lister, Manuel Braun.

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