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John Mellencamp MP

John Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heart...

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Chico DeBarge MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

From Wikipedia : Jonathan Arthur "Chico" DeBarge (born June 23, 1966, Detroit, Michigan) is an American R&B singer and a younger brother of the members of the Motown family act DeBarge. Unlike the re...

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Colbie Caillat MP (1985 - d.)

From Wikipedia : Colbie Marie Caillat (koʊlbi kəˈleɪ/; born May 28, 1985) is an American pop singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist from Malibu, California. She debuted ...

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Duane Allman (1946 - 1971)

Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) was an American guitarist, session musician, co-founder and leader of the The Allman Brothers Band until his death in a motorcycle ac...

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Gregg Allman (1947 - d.)

Gregory LeNoir "Gregg" Allman (born December 8, 1947) is an American rock and blues singer-songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist and a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. He was inducted with t...

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Cab Calloway MP (1907 - 1994)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harl...

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Art Garfunkel MP

Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk duo Sim...

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Ira David Wood, III MP

From Wikipedia : Ira David Wood III (born November 19, 1947) is an American actor, author, singer, theater director and playwright. He is the Executive Director of Theatre in the Park, a community th...

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Evan Rachel Wood MP

From Wikipedia : Evan Rachel Wood (born September 7, 1987) is an American actress, fashion model and singer. She began acting in the 1990s, appearing in several television series, including American ...

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Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)

William John Evans, known as Bill Evans (pronunciation: /ˈɛvəns/, August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980), was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a t...

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Thomas Wright Waller (1904 - 1943)

Not only was Fats Waller one of the greatest pianists jazz has ever known, he was also one of its most exuberantly funny entertainers -- and as so often happens, one facet tends to obscure the other....

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead MP

From Wikipedia : Mary Elizabeth Winstead (born November 28, 1984) is an American actress and recording artist. Winstead is known for her scream queen roles in the horror films: Final Destination 3, B...

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Sarah Vaughan (1924 - 1990)

Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer, described by music critic Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nickna...

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Woody Herman (1913 - 1987)

Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. Leading various groups called "T...

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Hugo Winterhalter (1909 - 1973)

Hugo Winterhalter (August 15, 1909 – September 17, 1973) was an American musician. Biography An easy listening arranger and composer, Winterhalter was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. H...

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Roger Williams MP (1924 - 2011)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 1, 1924 Omaha Douglas County Nebraska, USA Death: Oct. 8, 2011 Encino Los Angeles County California, USA Pianist. A celebrated musici...

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Mel Powell (1923 - 1998)

Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein) (February 12, 1923 – April 24, 1998) was an American jazz pianist, composer of classical music, and music educator. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1990...

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Common MP

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in...

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Erykah Badu MP

IMDb From Wikipedia Erykah Abi Wright (born Erica Abi Wright; February 26, 1971), better known by her stage name Erykah Badu (/ˈɛrɨkə bɑːˈdu-...

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John "Dizzy" Birk Gillespie (1917 - 1993)

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (/ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Allmusic...

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Benmont Tench (1953 - d.)

Benjamin Montmorency "Benmont" Tench III (born September 7, 1953) is an American keyboardist best known as a founding member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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Les Paul (1915 - 2009)

Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of ...

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Vaughn Monroe (1911 - 1973)

Vaughn Wilton Monroe (October 7, 1911 – May 21, 1973) was an American baritone singer, trumpeter and big band leader and actor, most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. He has two stars on the Hol...

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Glenn Miller (1904 - 1944)

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944) was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recordi...

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Clyde Mccoy (1903 - 1990)

Clyde Lee McCoy (December 29, 1903 – June 11, 1990), was an American jazz trumpeter whose popularity spanned seven decades. He is best remembered for his theme song, "Sugar Blues", written by ...

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Maud Powell (1867 - 1920)

Maud Powell (August 22, 1867 – January 8, 1920) was an American violinist who gained international acclaim for her skill and virtuosity. Biography Powell was born in Peru, Illinois. She wa...

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Tony Martin MP (1913 - 2012)

A popular crooner of the 1940s and '50s, Tony Martin's deliberate delivery and romantic ballads were more in keeping with vintage movie musicals than the currents that would shape the pop music of the ...

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Billy Strange (1930 - 2012)

William Everett "Billy" Strange (September 29, 1930 – February 22, 2012) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. He was a session musician with the famed Wrecking Crew, and w...

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Barry Alan Manilow MP

Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana (At th...

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Carl Perkins (1932 - 1998)

Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American rockabilly musician who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning in 1954. His best-known...

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Roger Wolfe Kann MP (1907 - 1954)

Roger Wolfe Kahn (October 19, 1907 – July 12, 1962) was an American jazz and popular musician, composer, and bandleader ("Roger Wolfe Kahn and His Orchestra"). Life and career[edit] Roger Wo...

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Dick Cathcart (1924 - 1993)

Charles Richard Cathcart (November 6, 1924 – November 8, 1993) was an American Dixieland trumpet player. Born and raised in Michigan City, Indiana; Cathcart was best known as a member of the...

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Mahlon Clark (1923 - 2007)

Mahlon Clark (March 7, 1923 – September 20, 2007) was an American musician who was a member of the Lawrence Welk orchestra from 1962 to 1968. His primary instrument was the clarinet. Born an...

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Kenneth Rogers (1944 - 2000)

Kenneth G. Rogers was an African American jazz musician (saxophone) and Pentecostal minister [5] Citations 5. Pool, Hannah (February 1, 2007). "Question time: Kelis". The Guardian. Retrieved Marc...

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Kelis MP

Kelis Rogers born August 21, 1979), better known as Kelis , is an American singer-songwriter and certified chef. Kelis Rogers was born and raised in the Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem, New York Cit...

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Olu Dara MP

Olu Dara Jones (born Charles Jones III; January 12, 1941) is an American cornetist, guitarist and singer. He is the father of rapper Nas. ----- Wikipedia

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Liane Alexandra Curtis MP

From Wikipedia : Liane Alexandra Curtis (born July 11, 1965) is an American film and television actress and musician. She has garnered a cult following after such B grade theater and video releases a...

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Marion Harris (1896 - 1942)

Marion Harris (April 4, 1896 – April 23, 1944) was an American popular singer, most successful in the 1920s. She was the first widely known white singer to sing jazz and blues songs. Early l...

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Frankie Laine (1913 - 2007)

Frankie Laine (March 30, 1913 – February 6, 2007), born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio, was a successful American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spanned 75 years, from his first concert...

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Leopold Godowsky, Ill MP (1938 - 2011)

Pianist, composer and teacher, Leopold Godowsky III (1938--2011), heir to a great musical tradition, was the nephew of George Gershwin and grandson of the legendary pianist-composer Leopold Godowsky. ...

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Leopold Godowsky, Jr. MP (1900 - 1983)

Leopold Godowsky, Jr. (May 27, 1900 - February 18, 1983) was an American violinist and chemist, who together with Leopold Mannes created the first practical color transparency film, Kodachrome. . B...

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Alexis Gershwin MP

Niece of Ira & George Gershwin releases full-length CD ~ "Gershwin Sings Gershwin" — Click here to preview releases Radio & Club Hit ~ The "Mr. Mig" Retro-Fi Mixes "The Man I Love" ...

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Raven-Symoné MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman (born December 10, 1985), known professionally as Raven-Symoné (pronounced /ˈreɪ.vən sɪˈmo&#...

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Uncle Dave Macon MP (1870 - 1952)

Uncle Dave Macon (October 7, 1870–March 22, 1952), born David Harrison Macon—also known as "The Dixie Dewdrop"—was an American banjo player, singer, songwriter, and comedian. Kno...

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André 3000 MP

André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as André), is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, rec...

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Carole King MP

Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and songwriter. "It was 1971’s Tapestry that took King to the pinnacle .... It spoke personally to every one of ...

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Stan Keller MP (1907 - 1990)

Stan Keller né Stanley Keller Grubb, (1907–1990) was an American bandleader, composer, arranger, and woodwind player who led his own orchestra — Stan Keller and His Orchestra. Kell...

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Demi Lovato MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato (born August 20, 1992)[3] is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, ...

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Jonathan Stevens Jackson MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Jonathan Stevens Jackson (born May 11, 1982) is an American actor, musician and author. His first well known character was Lucky Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera Gener...

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James Paul Marsden MP

From Wikipedia (English) : James Paul Marsden (born September 18, 1973) is an American actor, singer and former Versace model. Marsden began his acting career guest-starring in multiple television sh...

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Stan Kenton (1911 - 1979)

Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. I...

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Julianne Hough MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Julianne Alexandra Hough (/ˈhʌf/; born July 20, 1988) is an American professional ballroom dancer, country music singer and actress. She is a two-time profess...

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Spike Jones (1911 - 1965)

Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classi...

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Harry James (1916 - 1983)

Henry Haag “Harry” James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was a trumpeter who led a jazz swing band during the Big Band Era of the 1930s and 1940s. He was especially known among m...

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George "Spike" Hamilton (1901 - 1957)

George "Spike" Hamilton (1901-1957) was a popular bandleader[1] who led a band based at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.[2] Among the musicians in the band included Ray Robbins, Spike Jones and Leigh...

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Bill Haley (1925 - 1981)

William John Clifton Haley (/ˈheɪliː/; July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981), known as Bill Haley, was an American rock and roll musician. He is credited by many with first pop...

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Pete Candoli (1923 - 2008)

Pete Candoli (June 28, 1923 – January 11, 2008) was an American swing and West Coast jazz trumpeter. He played with the big bands of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, and many others, and worked exte...

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Samuel Cooke MP (1931 - 1964)

Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), born Samuel Cook, was an American recording artist and singer-songwriter, generally considered among the greatest of all time. He is commonly kn...

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Robert Dwayne Womack MP (1944 - 2014)

Robert Dwayne "Bobby" Womack (March 4, 1944 – June 27, 2014) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. An active recording artist since the early 1960s, when he started his career as the l...

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John Dawson Winter, III MP (1944 - 2014)

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy b...

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Dave Brubeck (1920 - 2012)

David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered to be one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz. He wrote a number of j...

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Les Brown MP (1912 - 2001)

en.wikipedia... ; Les Brown (1912 - 2001) Bandleader and Clarinetist. Longevity was his trademark. His career spanned over seventy years and after his band was given the title 'Band of Renown' ...

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Teresa Brewer (1931 - 2007)

Teresa Brewer (May 7, 1931 – October 17, 2007) was an American pop singer whose style incorporated elements of country, jazz, R&B, musicals and novelty songs. She was one of the most prolific ...

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Jimmy Boyd (1939 - 2009)

Jimmy Boyd (January 9, 1939 – March 7, 2009) was an American singer, musician, and actor. He was known for his recording of the song "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus".

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Bill Boyd (1910 - 1977)

William Lemuel Boyd (September 29, 1910 in Fannin County, Texas – December 7, 1977 in Dallas, Texas) was an American Western style singer and guitarist. Biography Boyd was born and raise...

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E. Power Biggs (1906 - 1977)

Edward George Power Biggs (March 29, 1906 – March 10, 1977), professionally known as E. Power Biggs, was a British-born American concert organist and recording artist. Biography Biggs was ...

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Dave Mustaine MP

From Wikipedia (English) : David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician. He was the original lead guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica and is the co-...

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Patrick Stump MP

Patrick Martin Stumph (born April 27, 1984), known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vo...

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Jason Stein MP

Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

From "Interview: Amy Schumer calls Comedy Central show a dream come true" . Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2013: "Her Chicago-based brother — Jason Stein, a bass clarinetist — is also pret...

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PINK- Alecia Beth Hart (Moore) MP

Alecia Beth Moore Hart better known by her stage name Pink (stylized as P!nk), is an American singer-songwriter, actress and model - one of the most successful artists of her generation. See Wikipedi...

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Fergie MP

Stacy Ann Duhamel (née Ferguson), better known by her stage name Fergie, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, fashion designer and actress. She was a member of the children's television ser...

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Kellie Dawn Pickler MP

Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of the Fox reality show American Idol , even...

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Questlove MP

Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as ? uestlove or Questlove (also known as BROther ?uestion , Questo , Brother Question or Qlove ), is an American drummer, DJ, music ...

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Paul Williams MP

Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr. (born September 19, 1940) is an American composer, singer-songwriter, director, and actor. "No one sings a song like the songwriter who wrote it, and the same holds true...

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Mentor Williams MP

Brother of Paul Williams III, writer of the mega-hit, Drift Away made famous by Dolby Gray, Michael Bolton and in 2003 Uncle Cracker. Lives in New Mexico and still writes songs for many of todays top a...

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Joe South MP (1940 - 2012)

Joe South (February 28, 1940 – September 5, 2012) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Best known for his songwriting, South won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1970 ...

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Jon Crosby MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Jon Crosby (born July 25, 1976) is an American musician and founder of the musical outfit, VAST. Biography Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Hu...

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John O'Hea Crosby MP (1926 - 2002)

From Wikipedia (English) : John O’Hea Crosby (12 July 1926, Bronxville, New York – 15 December 2002, Rancho Mirage, California) was an American musician, conductor and arts administrato...

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Jack White MP

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Patti Smith MP

Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1...

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Fred "Sonic" Smith MP (1949 - 1994)

Frederick Dewey Smith (September 14, 1949 – November 4, 1994), known by his stage name Fred "Sonic" Smith, was an American guitarist. Children of Frederick Dewey Smith and Patricia Lee Smith ...

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Sidney Clompton Lanier MP (1842 - 1881)

Sidney Lanier (February 3, 1842 – September 7, 1881) was an American musician and poet. Early life and war Sydney Lanier was born February 3, 1842, in Macon, Georgia, to parents Robert Samps...

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Eddie Van Halen MP

Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen (born January 26, 1955 in Nijmegen) is a Dutch-born American musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and co-founder of t...

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Merv Griffin (1925 - 2007)

Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who wen...

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Steve Allen MP (1921 - 2000)

Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got hi...

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John Legend MP

John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He has won nine Grammy Awards. In 2007, Legend received the special...

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Danny Gokey MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Daniel Jay "Danny" Gokey (born April 24, 1980) is an American singer and former church music director from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was the third place finalist on the eigh...

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Carmen Herbert MP

From Wikipedia (English) : Carmen Rasmusen Herbert (born March 25, 1985 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian-American country music artist who ranked sixth on the second season of American Idol in 200...

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Nikki McKibbin MP (1978 - d.)

From Wikipedia (English) : Katherine Nicole "Nikki" McKibbin (born September 28, 1978) is an American rock music singer-songwriter who finished third in the debut season of the reality television ser...

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Pharrell Williams MP

Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known simply as Pharrell , is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, musician, and fashion designer. He is also the lead vocalist and drumm...

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Francis Boott MP (1813 - 1904)

Title: Francis Boott Author: William James [More Titles by James] FRANCIS BOOTT[1] How often does it happen here in New England that we come away from a funeral with a feeling that the service ha...

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Quincy Delightt Jones MP

Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer and musician. A conductor, musical arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter. His career spans five dec...

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Michael Jackson MP (1958 - 2009)

Member of the Jackson 5 who later became a successful solo artist. Michael Jackson is known as the "King of Pop." He is one of the most commercially successful and influential entertainers of all time.

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Whitney Houston MP (1963 - 2012)

Thanks to hit singles like Saving All My Love For You and I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston became one of the biggest female pop music stars of the 1980s and 1990s. Her first four albums, re...

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