Some people claim that Maksim plays the piano too fast (78 beats/minute if I'm not wrong) and that he's actually using hypnotism!
Maksim did not compose the theme song for the 2004 Athens Olympics
~ Olympic Dreams was composed by David Essex, an Englishman.
A certain manager of a Maksim MSN Group said that he was to perform at the opening of the 2004 Summer Olmypics
~ truth is, the media didn't even know who was performing till the ceremony itself!
Interesting Maksim Bits
A Taiwanese television production company once offered Maksim a guest part on a series it was producing - Maksim turned it down.
Maksim's favourite track on his second international album, Variations I & II is Totentaz.
Maksim's first Malay words were "Tak Nak" (literal translation: Don't want. Guess the Malaysian government's anti-smoking campaign is working.)
Maksim likes skateboarding and has broken his right arm 3 times already!
Maksim's name is of Russian origin and means 'the greatest' (From Roman: Maximus)
In fact, his last name, Mrvica, means crumb in Croatian, so a literary translation of his name would be: The Greatest Crumb!!
Maksim says he'll make a lousy piano teacher: because he's impatient and has a bad temper.
Maksim smokes. (Well, he can't be an angel 100% of the time!)
Serbo-Croat is actually the root language of Croatian, Serbian, and Bosnian, so Maksim can speak all 3 in one go!
If Maksim had not played the piano, he'd really be the male version of Vanessa Mae (he'd play the violin, that is.)
Ana is 1 year older than him.
She's also a law graduate.
Maksim's fathers and brothers served in the Croatian civil war (but I don't know who's side they're on.)
Maksim likes Japanese food.
He doesn't like food that's too healthy for him (eg. vege, fruits, soup.)
Maksim's fingers can stretch for 11 keys (Quoting Maksim: C to F......and sometimes G)
That means the length of his thumb to his little finger is 9 inches.
Maksim's got a tattoo of an ankh on the nape of his neck.
Ankhs represent immortality!
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