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Tom Lehrer MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical thea...

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Hillel Slovak MP (1962 - 1988)

Hillel Slovak ‏(Hebrew: הלל סלובק‎; April 13, 1962 – June 25, 1988) was an Israeli-American musician best known as the ori...

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Max Weinberg MP (1951 - d.)

Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951) is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and as the bandleader for Conan O...

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Herbie Mann MP (1930 - 2003)

Herbert Jay Solomon (April 16, 1930 – July 1, 2003),[1] known by his stage name Herbie Mann, was an American jazz flautist and important early practitioner of world music. Early in his career,...

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Estelle Mosler MP (1880 - 1970)

ESTELLE LIEBLING 1880 – 1970 BibliographyDiscuss by Charlotte Greenspan A member of a very musical Jewish family, Estelle Liebling, soprano and one of the most influential teachers of singin...

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Reba Alma Glick / Zimbalist MP (1884 - 1938)

Alma Gluck (May 11, 1884 – October 27, 1938) was a Romanian-born American soprano, one of the world's most famous female singers at the peak of her career (circa 1910). Life and career ...

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Emanuel Ax MP

Emanuel Ax (born 8 June 1949) is a Grammy-winning American classical pianist. He is an internationally acclaimed performer, and a teacher on the faculty of the Juilliard School.[1] Contents [show] ...

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Joey Ramone MP (1951 - 2001)

Jeffrey Ross Hyman (May 19, 1951 – April 15, 2001), best known by his stage name Joey Ramone , was an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the punk rock ba...

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Bernard Max Herrmann MP (1911 - 1975)

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer known for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award-winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941; later re...

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Frank Loesser MP (1910 - 1969)

Frank Henry Loesser (/ˈlɛsər/;[1] June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To S...

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Leonard Rose MP (1918 - 1984)

Leonard Rose (July 27, 1918 – November 16, 1984) was an American cellist and pedagogue. Rose was born in Washington, D.C.; his parents were immigrants from Kiev, Ukraine. Rose took lessons f...

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Stephen Michael Reich MP

Stephen Michael Reich (/ˈraɪʃ/;[1] born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, pioneered minimal music in the mid...

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Gene Simmons MP

Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz; Hebrew: חיים ויץ‎; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-Hungarian rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record produ...

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David Bromberg MP

David Bromberg From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Bromberg (b. September 19, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American guitarist. Bromberg has an eclectic style, playing bluegrass...

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Buddy Rich MP (1917 - 1987)

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer"[1] and was known for his virtuoso techn...

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Adam Levine MP

Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the front man and guitarist for the pop rock band Maroon 5. He is also a coach on the American tale...

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Peter Yarrow MP

Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.[1] Yarrow co-wrote (with Leonard Lipton) one of the group's most famous song...

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Arnold Eidus (1921 - 2013)

Arnold Eidus (November 28, 1922 – June 3, 2013) was a world renowned concert violinist and recording artist. Eidus's father (Harry Eidus, 1897-1984), a Jewish immigrant from Dvinsk, Latvia...

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Eric Bloom MP (1944 - d.)

Eric Bloom (born December 1, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as the main vocalist, and "stun guitar" for the long-running band Blue Öyster Cult, with work ...

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Joel Hirschhorn MP (1937 - 2005)

Joel Hirschhorn (December 18, 1937 – September 17, 2005) was an American songwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Song on two occasions. He also wrote songs for a number of musicians, inc...

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Kenny G MP

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist. His fourth album, Duotones, brought him breakthrough...

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Marcus Samuel Blitzstein MP (1905 - 1964)

Marcus Samuel Blitzstein, better known as Marc Blitzstein (March 2, 1905 – January 22, 1964), was an American composer, lyricist, and librettist.[1] He won national attention in 1937 when his ...

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Rose Laura Sutro (1870 - 1957)

Rose Sutro (15 September 1870 – 11 January 1957) and Ottilie Sutro (4 January 1872 – 12 September 1970) were American sisters who were notable as one of the first recognised duo-piano t...

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Ottilie Sutro MP (1872 - 1970)

Rose Sutro (15 September 1870 – 11 January 1957) and Ottilie Sutro (4 January 1872 – 12 September 1970) were American sisters who were notable as one of the first recognised duo-piano t...

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Susanna Lee Hoffs MP

Susanna Lee Hoffs (born January 17, 1959) is an American vocalist, guitarist and actress. She is best known as a member of The Bangles. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Hoffs was born on the Westsi...

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Paul Stanley MP

Stanley Harvey Eisen (born January 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Paul Stanley, is an American hard rock guitarist, actor, and singer, who is one of the two lead vocalists for the rock ban...

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Stanley Getz MP (1927 - 1991)

Stanley Getz (February 2, 1927 – June 6, 1991) was an American jazz saxophonist. Playing primarily the tenor saxophone, Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical tone, his pri...

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Philip Glass MP

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American music composer. He is considered one of the most influential composers of the late 20th century[1][2][3] and is widely acknowledged as a composer...

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Saul (Solly) Chaplin MP (1912 - 1997)

Saul Chaplin (February 19, 1912 – November 15, 1997) was an American composer and musical director. He was born Saul Kaplan in Brooklyn, New York. He had worked on stage, screen and televisi...

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Michael Bolton MP

Michael Bolotin[2] (born February 26, 1953), known professionally as Michael Bolton, is an American singer and songwriter. Bolton originally performed in the hard rock and heavy metal genres from the...

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Samuel H. Adler MP

Perrysburg, Ohio, United States

Samuel Hans Adler (born March 4, 1928) is an American composer and conductor. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Adler was born to a Jewish family in Mannheim, Germany, the son of Hugo Chaim Adler, a ...

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Lorin Varencove Maazel MP (1930 - 2014)

Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer. Making his debut at the conducting podium at the age of eight, he embarked on his care...

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Dick Hyman MP

Keyboardist, composer, arranger, and conductor, recording more than 100 albums of his own and contributing to many others. He played with the legends Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman, and demonstrate...

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Neil Sedaka MP

American pop/rock singer, pianist, and composer.

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Donald William Felder MP

Best known for his work as lead guitarist for the Eagles from 1974 to 2001. Wikipedia

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Leah Elizabeth Jenner MP

Leah Elizabeth Jenner (née Felder) is the daughter of former Eagles guitarist Don Felder. Along with husband Brandon, she appears on the reality TV shows Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kour...

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Brandon Jenner MP

Brandon Jenner is son of Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner and actress Linda Thompson. He starred in the reality television series The Princes of Malibu along with his brother, Sam Brody Jenner, as we...

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Sam Endicott (1974 - d.)

Samuel Bingham "Sam" Endicott (born August 13, 1974) is an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, director and lead singer of The Mercy Beat. Early life Background and education End...

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Florence Golson Bateman (1891 - 1987)

Although she was blind, Florence Golson Bateman became an accomplished musican and composer. Her first piece "The Bird with a Broken Wing," was dedicated to Helen Keller, whose life and work inspired...

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Rod Lauren (1939 - 2007)

Rod Lawrence Strunk (March 20, 1939 – July 11, 2007), popularly known as Rod Lauren, was an American actor and singer. As an actor, he worked mostly in television, appearing in single episod...

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Layne Staley (1967 - c.2002)

Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – c. April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitar...

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Francis Judd Cooke (1910 - 1995)

Francis Judd Cooke was born on Dec. 28,1910 (Dec. 26th per LDS records) in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a family of New England missionaries turned cattle ranchers. His father was George Paul Cooke, grandson o...

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Gene Krupa MP (1909 - 1973)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 15, 1909 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA Death: Oct. 16, 1973 Yonkers Westchester County New York, USA Band Leader, Drummer. He was considered to be the first drum "sol...

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Thomas Dunn (1925 - 2008)

) Thomas Dunn (December 21, 1925 – October 26, 2008) was an American musician and music editor known for his performances of Baroque music. He is considered an important figure in the developm...

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Hazel Dorothy Scott MP (1920 - 1981)

Hazel Scott was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Alma Long Scott, a musician. They moved to New York City when Hazel was four. Recognized as a child musical prodigy, the young Scott was aw...

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Mary Lou Williams (1910 - 1981)

Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements, and recorded more than one hundred rec...

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Azealia Banks MP

Azealia Amanda Banks (born May 31, 1991) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. After signing a recording contract in 2011 with Interscope and Polydor Records, Banks came to prominence by toppi...

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Mel Tormé MP (1925 - 1999)

Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and ar...

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Chris René MP

From Wikipedia : Christopher "Chris" Rene (previously René; born December 25, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer from Santa Cruz, California. He had been in a band c...

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Don Fagerquist MP (1927 - 1974)

Jazz History Database Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 6, 1927 Worcester Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 23, 1974 Canoga Park Los Angeles County California, USA Donald Alton Fagerquis...

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Billy Tipton MP (1914 - 1989)

From Wikipedia : William Lee "Billy" Tipton (Born Dorothy Lucille Tipton, December 29, 1914 – January 21, 1989) was an American jazz musician and bandleader. He is also notable for the postmor...

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Peter Wolf MP

Peter Wolf (born Peter W. Blankfield; March 7, 1946) is an American rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1983. Family ...

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Keith Ian Carradine MP

Keith Ian Carradine (born August 8, 1949) is an American actor who has had success on stage, film and television. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Tom Frank in Robert Altman's Nashville, Wild ...

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Martha Plimpton MP

Martha Plimpton (born Martha Campbell Carradine: November 16, 1970) is an American stage, screen and film actress, singer and former model. Plimpton most recently played Virginia Chance on the Fox si...

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Lucy Wainwright Roche MP

Lucy Wainwright Roche (born 1981) is an American singer and songwriter and the latest member of the extensive and successful Wainwright and Roche families to hit the music scene. She is known for refre...

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Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright MP

Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 21, 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. Continue:

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Suzzy Roche MP

Suzzy Roche (Suzzy pronounced to rhyme with "fuzzy"), originally from Park Ridge, New Jersey, is best known for her work with the female vocal group The Roches, alongside sisters Maggie and Terre. Co...

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Sloan Wainwright MP

Sloan Wainwright is an artist and member of the American independent music scene. Wainwright is best known for her intensely personal lyrics, innovative approach to song and relationship with brother L...

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Loudon Snowden Wainwright, III MP

Loudon Snowden Wainwright III (born September 5, 1946) is an American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor. Continue:

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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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