Classics For Kids Fun Facts

Featuring kids just like you, these videos are a wonderful way to learn about some of history’s greatest composers!

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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson, a remarkable contralto singer, overcame racial adversity and discrimination in the early 20th century, using her powerful voice to challenge injustice and break barriers.

Yo-Yo Ma

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma is famous for his mastery of the cello and the astonishing recovery of his once-stolen and beloved instrument.

Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich initially found his musical voice improving scores for silent films, laying the foundation for his illustrious career as a renowned composer in the world of classical music.

Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Learn the amazing story of Joseph Bologne a.k.a. Chevalier de Saint-George(s)!

Itzhak Perlman

A Presidential Medal of Freedom Award Winner, Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman has won over 16 Grammy Awards and conducted all over the world!

Glass Harmonica

Take an ordinary glass of water and make it sing!

Phones

More musical than the device in your hand!

Pluto

Was Holst right about Pluto this whole time!?

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