Music

bonoBono (Paul Hewson) (1960 – ) Irish singer songwriter. Lead singer of U2.

Bob_DylanBob Dylan (1941 – ) American singer songwriter.

Bob_GeldofBob Geldof (1951 – ) Irish singer songwriter.

George_HarrisonGeorge Harrison (1943 – 2001) English musician from Liverpool. One of four key members of the Beetle.

Billie_HolidayBillie Holiday (1915 –  1959) American jazz-singer.

Elton_JohnElton John (1947 – ) English pianist and singer.

Michael_jacksonMichael Jackson (1958 –  2009) American pop star. Started career with Jackson Five. Solo career with iconic albums such as Off the Wall, Thriller, and Bad.

john-lennonJohn Lennon (1940 – 1980) English musician from Liverpool. Member of Beatles and also distinguished solo career.

Paul_McCartneyPaul McCartney (1942 – ) English musician

paul-pottsPaul Potts (1970 – ) British singer

elvis_presleyElvis Presley (1935 –  1977) American singer

Cliff_RichardCliff Richard (1940 – ) British singer and musician

stingSting (1951 – ) British songwriter, member of The Police.

Classical Biographies

j.s.bachBach (1685 – 1750) German composer of the Baroque period.

Ludwig_van_BeethovenBeethoven (1770 – 1827) German composer and pianist of the classical and romantic period.

frederic-chopinFrederick Chopin (1810 – 1849) Polish born Classical composer. Important compositions include piano collections, Études, Opp. 10 and 25, and the 24 Preludes, Op. 28. Chopin also wrote numerous polonaises, sonatas, waltzes, impromptus and nocturnes. Chopin is the most influential composer for the piano, becoming a staple for all piano students.

Edward_ElgarEdward Elgar (1857 – 1934) English (GB) composer

mozartMozart (1756 – 1791) (Austria) Classical composer.

Franz_SchubertFranz Schubert (1797 – 1828) (Austrian)

 

Related pages

j.s.bachFamous Composers – A list of famous and influential composers throughout history, including the greatest composers, such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt.