Taylor Momsen (born Taylor Momsen, full name Taylor Michelle Momsen, born Taylor Michel Momsen) is an American rock singer, actress, lead singer of The Pretty Reckless.
Taylor was born in St. Louis, Missouri, into the family of Michael and Collet Momsen. It has Russian roots. She began her career at the age of three, starring in an advertisement for Shake N ‘Bake. The first significant role for her was the role in the movie “The Prophet of Death” with Danis Hopper. In 2000, she starred in the movie “The Grinch – The Thief of Christmas” with Jim Carrey. In 2002, she played the role of Gretel in the film Hansel and Gretel, in the film Spy Kids 2: Island of Unfulfilled Hopes, and in the drama We Were Soldiers.
For the next three years, Momsen never starred. After 2006, she played in Paranoid Park, Saving Sherlock, and Dog With Us. She auditioned for the role of Hannah Montana. Continue reading
How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin?
It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching the antenna or removing the performer’s hand from it. The desire to use electricity in music encouraged inventors to come up with unusual instruments with fancy names – emiriton, trautonium, and violen. In the thirties, the first electric guitars appeared. But they probably have nothing in common with a modern electric guitar, except for the belt on which it is hung. And it was difficult to call those instruments an electric guitar. Just because of the urge to somehow isolate the guitar in the orchestra, to make its sound louder, a pickup was attached to the acoustic guitar. Continue reading