MONTREUX (FR. MONTREUKS) – CITY IN THE WEST OF SWITZERLAND, IN FRANKING LANGUAGE CANTON IN. SPA CITY IN SO SO-CALLED SWISS RIVIERA WITH A LOT OF HOTELS. MEETS THEIR JAZZ FESTIVAL THAT IS CONDUCTED FROM 1967 AND HELPS EACH YEAR IN EARLY JULY

Let us proceed to Montreux.

This is the place to learn:

• How was the famous “Smoke on the Water” song created?

• What song did Freddie Mercury dedicate to Montreux, and why was the monument to

Mercury set up here?

• How did Lord Byron make the castle famous?

• How did Vasily Zhukovsky in his turn glorify Lord Byron?

• What does the “Rite of Spring” ballet mean for Montreux?

• Why does Chanel №5 perfume have a Russian fragrance?

• Where was the best recording studio of the world located?

• Where did Petr Tchaikovsky find his inspiration?

 

You also will learn a lot about

• the daily routine of Vladimir Nabokov; and

• a curious story of Alexandre Dumas’s visit to Montreux.

 

Another thing to find out here is

• why “the show must go on”.

 

…and much more!