Berlin singer-songwriter Tim Bendzko has sold about a million records in just five years. Now he's come out with his third studio album, "Immer noch Mensch." Bendzko produced the album all by himself -- at home.
The internet has changed the music industry — and Africa is no exception. Artists are increasingly relying on concerts to combat music piracy, and more and more people recognize that artists must be paid for their work.
Ahead of her appearance at the Africa Festival in Würzburg and the upcoming release of her next album, Love, Sweat and Tears, singer Mariama Jalloh talked to DW about music, motivation and the places she calls home.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
The major literary award for a work of fiction translated into German goes to a Croatian novel. Sajko's Love Story has been praised for revealing "the power and impotence" of individuals in the globalized age.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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