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Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 8
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1993, 311 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adams, John   minimalist composer
  Allen, Debbie (b. 1950)   singer, dancer
  Anderson, Marian (b. 1897 d. 1993)   accordion, chanteur
  Arnaz, Desi (b. 1917 d. 1986)   cast, orchestra
  Belafonte, Harry [Harold George] (b. 1927)   calypso singer, cast
  Benatar, Pat (b. 1953)   rock & roll singer
  Berlin, Irving (b. 1888 d. 1989)   cast, composer
  Bley, Carla (b. 1938)   arranger, composer
  Brady, Paul [Paul Joseph] (b. 1947)   singer, songwriter
  Brooks, Garth (b. 1962)   country music singer
  Brubeck, Dave [David Warren] (b. 1920)   alto saxophone, composer
  Buckingham, Lindsey (b. 1947)   rock guitar
  Byrne, David (b. 1952)   singer, guitar
  Cage, John (b. 1912 d. 1992)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Carlisle, Belinda (b. 1958)   singer
  Carreras, Jose (b. 1946)   compositore, Sanger
  Carter, Carlene (b. 1955)   country music singer, songwriter
  Clegg, Johnny (b. 1953 a. 1959)   singer, songwriter
  Cliff, Jimmy (b. 1948)   reggae singer
  Cockburn, Bruce (b. 1945)   singer, songwriter
  Collins, Bootsy (b. 1951)   funk singer, songwriter
  Cooper, Alice (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Cray, Robert (b. 1953)   blues guitar, singer
  Crowell, Rod [Rodney] (b. 1950)   country music singer, songwriter
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Thomas A. [Thomas Andrew] (b. 1899 d. 1993)   blues singer, piano
  Doucet, Michael (b. 1951 a. 1976)   cajun fiddler
  Eno, Brian (Peter George St. John de Baptiste de la Sal (b. 1948)   rock composer, synthesizer
  Fleck, Bela (b. 1953)   banjo, composer
  Geffen, David (b. 1943)   producer, record producer
  Hancock, Herbie [Herbert Jeffrey] (b. 1940)   piano, arranger
  Hawkins, Screemin' Jay (b. 1929)   piano, vocals
  Hiatt, John (b. 1952)   singer, songwriter
  Houston, Whitney (b. 1963)   soul singer
  Jackson, Mahalia (b. 1911 d. 1972)   gospel singer, vocals
  James, Elmore (b. 1918 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  Jones, Booker T. (b. 1944)   arranger, organ
  Kennedy, Nigel Paul (b. 1956)   violin
  Krs-One (b. 1965)   rapper
  Labelle, Patti (b. 1944)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Lanois, Daniel (b. 1951 a. 1989)   record producer
  Lee, Peggy (b. 1920)   cast, composer
  Levine, James (Lawrence) (b. 1943)   conductor, Dirigent
  Lupone, Patti (b. 1949)   cast, singer
  Makebe, Miriam [Zenzile] (b. 1932)   folksinger, vocals
  Mayfield, Curtis (b. 1942)   arranger, rhythm & blues singer
  MC Lyte (b. 1970)   rapper
  Midler, Bette (b. 1945)   singer, vocals
  Nagler, Eric (b. 1942)   family entertainer
  Newton-John, Olivia (b. 1948)   soft-rock warbler
  Piaf, Edith (b. 1915 d. 1963)   cabaret singer, composer
  Ponty, Jean-Luc (b. 1942)   jazz-rock violinist, violin
  Raffi (b. 1948)   children's performer, singer
  Reich, Steve (Michael) (b. 1936)   composer, musicisti
  Robeson, Paul (b. 1898 d. 1976)   bass-baritone, cast
  Rodgers, Nile (b. 1952)   jazz-funk guitarist, producer
  Shaw, Artie (b. 1910)   clarinet, conductor
  Sondheim, Stephen (Joshua) (b. 1930)   composer, incidental music
  Stone, Sly (b. 1944)   composer, lyricist
  Tillis, Pam (b. 1957)   country music singer
  West, Dottie (b. 1932 d. 1991)   singer, songwriter

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