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He did this by not taking himself seriously, sprinkling his chamber music productions with bits of contemporary pop and Broadway tunes, while completely engaging his audiences and delighting and sometimes outraging them with increasingly wild and ornate costumes and stage-sets.
Liberace reportedly based his over-the-top, outrageous stage persona on the highly respected 19th-century Hungarian piano prodigy Franz Liszt. Thus, in a sense, by throwing all restraint and good taste out the window, he became a fantastic entertainer, if not a great musician.
The public — whether in Las Vegas or concert halls or in the new medium of television — ate it up. Liberace was so extravagantly successful that he became the highest-paid entertainer on the planet in the s and early s; indeed, at the time he was as popular if not more popular as entertainment behemoths like Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.
But while Sinatra and Elvis remain pop culture icons and globally revered, Liberace's star has nearly collapsed over the past 25 years. And this is patently unfair. In fact, Elton John, perhaps the biggest pop star in the world during the s, owed his entire garish stage persona to Liberace.
And no less a figure than Elvis himself — arguably the greatest single act in rock history — owed heavily to Liberace in terms of style and stage persona. Of course, the music of Liberace and that of the Who and Hendrix could not be more different — but they both did the same thing, give the public a show they would never forget through carefully considered acts of augmentation. Musically, Liberace Was Addickted To Crack - Intense Mutilation - Greatest Shits (Cassette) legacy is pretty bleak — he was Liberace Was Addickted To Crack - Intense Mutilation - Greatest Shits (Cassette) adequate pianist, but did not compose music himself, nor could he sing too well.
But, as we all know by now, showbiz is all about the "sizzle," not the "steak. We have witnessed this exact same phenomenon with dozens of major artists ever since; i. Moreover, Liberace's homosexuality — something he steadfastly denied Liberace Was Addickted To Crack - Intense Mutilation - Greatest Shits (Cassette) to his dying day — also played a dominant role in his biography.
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