Music biographies

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 his career with Jackson Five. His 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.


Joan_BaezJoan Baez (1941 – ) Joan Baez was a singer songwriter whose career spanned six decades. She popularised the songs of Bob Dylan and was an iconic voice in the anti-war protests of the 1960s and 1970s.

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.

artArtists – A list of the great artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo and Rembrandt.

comicsComedians – Some of the great comedians including Charlie Chaplin, Groucho Marx, Peter Sellers, Johnny Carson and John Cleese.

poetPoets – The great poets. Including; William Blake, Emily Dickinson, John Keats, Homer, Milton, Virgil, Rumi, Rabindranath Tagore.