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 1989

Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 1
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1989, 253 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Anderson, Laurie [Laura Phillips] (b. 1947)   composer of rock music, progressive violinist
  Arrau, Claudio (b. 1903 d. 1991)   Klavier, pianista
  Bacharach, Burt F. (b. 1928)   composer
  Baez, Joan (Chandos) (b. 1941)   folksinger, vocals
  Berry, Chuck (b. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Bowie, David (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Buckley, Betty Lynn (b. 1948 a. 1990)   singer, songwriter
  Cash, Johnny (b. 1932)   guitar, country music singer
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Clapton, Eric (b. 1945)   composer, guitar
  Clark, Roy (Linwood) (b. 1933)   bass (instrument), singer
  Clayderman, Richard (b. 1954)   popular pianist
  Cleveland, James L. (b. 1932 d. 1991)   gospel singer, composer
  Cole, Natalie (b. 1950)   horn, singer
  Cooke, Sam (b. 1931 d. 1964)   composer, gospel singer
  Cotrubas, Ileana (b. 1939)   interprete, Sanger
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Denver, John (b. 1943)   guitar, singer
  Diamond, Neil (Leslie) (b. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Domingo, Placido (b. 1941)   interprete, tenor
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Ferry, Bryan (b. 1945 a. 1987)   guitar, pianoforte
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Gayle, Crystal (b. 1951)   country music singer, vocals
  Gibson, Debbie (b. 1970)   singer, songwriter
  Glass, Philip (b. 1937)   composer, electric organ
  Hamlisch, Marvin (b. 1944)   composer, dance arranger
  Hartford, John (b. 1937)   country and bluegrass performer, songwriter
  Holly, Buddy (b. 1936 d. 1959)   rock & roll singer, vocals
  Hooker, John Lee (b. 1917)   blues singer, vocals
  Horowitz, Vladimir (Samoilovich) (b. 1904 d. 1989)   concert pianist, Klavier
  Jackson, Michael (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  Jarreau, Al (b. 1940)   singer, vocals
  Jarrett, Keith Daniel (b. 1945)   piano, pianoforte
  Jordan, Stanley (b. 1959)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Karajan, Herbert (b. 1908 d. 1989)   cembalo, conductor
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  Kitaro (b. 1954)   composer, synthesizer
  Knight, Gladys (b. 1944)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Little Richard (b. 1935)   composer, lyricist
  Lucia, Paco (b. 1947)   composer, flamenco guitarist
  Mancini, Henry (b. 1924)   arranger, composer
  Martin, Dean (b. 1917)   cast, singer
  Monk, Meredith Jane (b. 1942)   composer, organ
  Monroe, Bill (Smith) (b. 1911)   country music singer, mandolin
  Near, Holly Holmes (b. 1949)   singer, songwriter
  Nelson, Willie (Hugh) (b. 1933)   country music singer, trumpet
  O'Connor, Mark (b. 1962)   guitar
  Pavarotti, Luciano (b. 1935)   interprete, regista
  Pop, Iggy (b. 1947)   rock singer, songwriter
  Presley, Elvis (Aaron) (b. 1935 d. 1977)   singer, songwriter
  Prince (b. 1960)   rock singer, songwriter
  Redpath, Jean (b. 1937)   singer, guitar
  Reed, Lou [Louis Alan] (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Robinson, Smokey (b. 1940)   composer, lyricist
  Rogers, Kenny (b. 1938)   alto sax, country music singer
  Ross, Diana (b. 1944)   soul singer
  Roth, David Lee (b. 1955 a. 1985)   rock singer, songwriter
  Sanborn, David (William) (b. 1945)   alto saxophone, horns
  Santana, Carlos [Devadip Carlos] (b. 1947)   rock guitar, songwriter
  Severinsen, Doc [Carl Hilding] (b. 1927)   music director, trumpet
  Simon, Paul (b. 1942)   composer, lyricist
  Sinatra, Frank [Francis Albert] (b. 1915)   cast, singer
  Smith, Patti (Lee) (b. 1946)   rock singer, songwriter
  Townshend, Pete (b. 1945)   author, composer
  Turner, Tina (b. 1938)   rock singer, vocals
  Vaughan, Stevie Ray (b. 1954 d. 1990)   electric guitar, r&b guitarist
  Waits, Tom [Thomas Alan] (b. 1949)   composer, lyricist
  Williams, Deniece (b. 1951)   singer
  Williams, Hank Jr. [Randall Hank] (b. 1949)   country music singer, guitar
  Yoakam, Dwight (b. 1954 a. 1986)   country music singer
  Zappa, Frank [Francis Vincent] (b. 1940 d. 1993)   arranger, electric guitar

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