Not only did he do all these things, but as the definition says, he "excelled" in each of the fields as well.But looks definitely were not on his side, as seen below.Polymaths – those who have expertise in many different areas – are known as Renaissance men, because so many all-round geniuses emerged in the period.
All this was a precursor to the main event: this year’s celebrations for the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi’s birth, in which Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, along with his Accademia soloists, will be touring Europe and the US with the three surviving operas of Monteverdi and the Vespers.
I’m not just talking about knowing a few words such as “Gracias” or “Si.” Do you know a complete language?
Japanese Gentlemen don’t even use excuses such as “.” This tells me two things about you: First, you are lazy. My mentor tells me that laziness will eventually get you killed. The second, you don’t deserve to be a renaissance man. Renaissance men are sharp, disciplined, selfless, and focused.
“People will often say, ‘I’m good at this but no good at that’, but really what they mean is that they’re less relatively good at the other thing.
Compared to everybody, they’re actually good in both,” says Plomin.