Biography Ron Gidron
Ron is the grandson of the painter Samuel Grodzienski (1890 – 1960) – inventor of Artelanism (see Wikipedia) – painting technique with virgin wool yarns dyed with lanolin (up to 10,000 different colors), which he developed in Berlin at the beginning of the 20th century.
Samuel gave his grandson as a gift, PRINCE OF THE SEA miniature painting- which inspired Ron’s first CD with that name in 2003 (and includes the song with the same name). That painting and 120 others by the same painter, can be seen on his website https://www.tamospaya.co/samuelgrodzensky/ and 40 of them are included in the video (see video) made by Alex, son of Ron, with the song Principe del Mar as musical background.
This is the web music creator and literary Ron Gidron Kalka, born in 1946, and since 1960,resident in Madrid Spain.
Its main purposes are to present the creative work of rum and in particular:
- songs composed by him (music, lyrics and vocales)
- the writings that reflected his vision and philosophy of life.
- Personal biography and family history which can be traced back many centuries ago and passthrough different countries where he lives the ancestors of Ron Ron.
- Images (videos and photos) of the life of Ron and his family.
- News and future projects of rum as a creator.
This website was conceived after the release of the first cd (double) of rum, in late 2003, calledPrince of the sea, the first public presentation of rum as an artist. With this step, Ron takesconscience leave a musical and cultural legacy that can be enjoyed by many people, known ornot Ron, in the present and in the future, and easily accessible form on the internet.
To achieve this, Ron has been a soundtrack and other possibilities (example: sheet music), forbetter enjoyment of all who visit both this website and their facebook, reverbnation andbandcamp and soundcloud page.
Chronology (Conversely, since 2022)
2021: The independent film director Reyes Caballero from Alicante, uses Ron’s theme “Faith” as the OST for her short video presentation of the Festival of Architecture and Films.
2021: The prestigious dancer and teacher Guillermina de Bedoya uses a dozen of Ron’s piano studies for choreography at her school, for Spanish dance, Bolera style and Classical ballet.
2021: Young Alicante pianist Alex Font plays two of Ron’s compositions at the charity gala for the volcanic eruption of La Palma, on December 16, 2021 in the Fundación Mediterránea auditorium in front of several hundred people. The pieces played are “Pensamientos (Thoughts)” and “En Clave de Tres por Cuatro”.
2021: Ron published two new virtual CDs: The collection of 20 songs considered by Ron as his best compositions, “Ron’s Best” and the CD “Blue Epoque” (Melancholy) that includes the songs of a particularly sad period in Ron’s life, due to two personal losses of close people, following the idea of the “Blue Period” that in English represents these feelings.
2020: Due to the Coronavirus, the recent composition topics are related to the pandemic, and are published in Alicante as performed by the pianist Inés Castillo Serrano. The topics related to the Covid 19 pandemic are published in the 2020-2021 album, with 18 songs edited with the help of the mentioned Alicante pianist Inés Castillo Serrano, who has interpreted them. Ron publishes these new pieces in the Social Media, as “Sonata Covid” and “De-escalation Suite”, as they reflect the atypical feelings of these two years of global pandemic, with themes such as “Quarantine”, “Melancovidia”, Pesacovididilla “,” Stay at home “and “Thoughts”.
2020: The independent filmmaker and director of short films from Alicante, Reyes Caballero, chose two of Ron’s songs as the original soundtrack (OST) of her short “Letters of Love to a Bullfighter” (Tribute to Women Spies). They are “Noches de Ibiza” (instrumental) and “Mata Hari” sung by Inés Alba. The short film has won numerous awards at festivals around the world, from 2020 to 2022.
2020: Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, many of my new compositions are about it, and are being added played on piano by Alicante Pianist Inés Castillo Serrano.
2019: Ron continues with the composition of new themes included on the Web, at the rate of one topic per month.
2019: Continue with new compositions now included in this website.
2018: The first live performance of more than an hour and including 17 songs, a successful evening in front of a full room with 150 people in the Spain – Israel center, after a previous recital of 8 songs in Alicante in July (Populi gardens, by Singer Jasmina Petrovic and pianist Inés Castillo Serrano)
2018: First live musical performance scheduled for November 27, 2018, at the Palacio Cañete in Madrid, headquarters of the Casa Sefarad Israel.
2018: Ron participates in the Zemereshet project (conservation of the Israeli musical heritage until 1960) with 20 songs recovered and played by him (15 already published on the website of this organization https://www.zemereshet.co.il/songs.asp?rndm = 1).
2018: Successful performance of more over an hour and 17 songs, before a completely full house with 150 people in Centro Sefarad-Israel in Madrid, after a previous recital of 8 songs in Alicante in July (In the garden of the Populi restaurant)
2018: First live musical performance scheduled for November 27, 2018, called Las Dos Orillas (The two shores of the Mediterranean Sea)
2018: Ron participates in the Zemereshet project (conservation of older Israeli musical heritage from before 1960) with 20 songs recorded by Ron (14 already published).
2017: Ron keeps composing about 2 themes per month (see web news). Spotify: Ebony & Ivory: Piano Studios
2016: 2 virtual CDs of relaxation music called Manguinot I and II released, also on Spotify
2015: Virtual CD Bodegón de Sentimientos (Still life of Feelings), via Routenote, on Spotify
2014: Ron publishes his third physical cd “sounds of the heart” with 18 songs (ron in duo, is in 17 of them) in spanish, english and (one) hebrew
2013: Complete their third cd “sounds of the heart” with more than 40 new songs.
2012: It comprises more than 30 pieces for ballet “bar and mirror” classes
2011: It comprises more than 50 studies of “ebony and ivory” piano collection
2010: Argentine began collaboration with the musician Sergio González Carducci, also.
2008-2009: still composing and arranging with Pedro Zaidman, up to that commitment andsuccess of sing games prevent the continuation of this collaboration.
2006: Complete “ombo”, second cd with 21 new songs, released in 2007 (instrumental) learnsinging with maestro Robert Jeantal. It leaves him for a health issue.
2004: Continuous creative work and prose composition. It prepares another cd and postpone the book
2003: Arranged with Argentine musician Pedro Zaidman “Prince of the sea”, published double cdwith 24 instrumental tracks and Sung 13, music and lyrics by Ron record for the first time as a singer (pioneer, song about his father)
2002: Begins early writings (future book “citizen of the world”) are accelerated compositions. You choose to edit a cd.
1997: Daniel marries Sandra Atance 1999: Daniel born Jr., first grandson of Ron and Lourdes
1990: Founded kirby tse (next to Sun Volkman). Since 1995 he is solo.
1986: Presides over the European Committee of chimneys metallic (until 1999) directs theEuropean traveling throughout Europe and Spain standards.
1983: Born Alejandro – Alexis, fourth son. First musical compositions (from 1981 to 1990)recovered years later.
1980: Leaves the great company. It acts as Advisor and directs Chimenesa, pioneer in stainlesssteel flues.
1977: Born Miriam – Sonia, third daughter. They moved to “the House of always”.
1975: founded Chimenesa. It works as an Executive in the multinational Marconi, of the ITT Group(until 1980). He began studies of guitar with his son Daniel and the teacher Carlos Morales(Argentine, Abel Carlevaro school)
1973: Ron goes to work for Wallace-Murray Corporation (Selkirk) (which then will be yourcompany of 25 years, Chimenesa)
1972: Born Nathalie, second daughter of the marriage
1971: They move to live in Spain, with the Xerox (avoiding go to Viet Nam)
1970: Born Daniel, the eldest of 4 sons Ron and Lourdes
1969: After receiving the title of engineer base, moved to Rochester, with grant from XeroxCorporation. MBA studies at that University (title 1971).
1968: Ron and Lourdes are married in alicante, Spain. They live in the U.S.
1966: Studying electronic engineering in Ithaca, new york (cornell university) USA He graduatedin 1969 with honours.
1963: Ron and Lourdes are initiated as a couple. Born Gaul (ola), the last sister. He began militaryservice in the desert and Red Sea until the beginning of 1966.
1961: Meet in alicante Lourdes Sánchez Serra (the other half). Love at first sight
1960: Emigrated to Spain after his family. Learn Spanish
1958-59: Summer stays in Switzerland. Travel in Europe. Expo 58 Brussels. His brother Ziv (Ray oflight) is born learning of English and French. Painting classes with his grandfather Samuel
1955: Born his brother Gil (joy). Trip to Cyprus
1950: Born your sister Shira (its name means “Ridge”)
1948: 1 year he lives in Belgium. Learn French and Flemish
1946: Ron was born in Palestine (Israel), son of Zev and Drora (Ron means “are” musical)