Music biographies

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

Bob_Dylan Bob Dylan (1941 – ) American singer songwriter.

Bob_Geldof Bob Geldof (1951 – ) Irish singer songwriter.

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

Billie_Holiday Billie Holiday (1915 –  1959) American jazz-singer.

Elton_John Elton John (1947 – ) English pianist and singer.

Michael_jackson Michael 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-lennon John Lennon (1940 – 1980) English musician from Liverpool. Member of Beatles and also distinguished solo career.

 

Joan_Baez Joan 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_McCartney Paul McCartney (1942 – ) English musician

paul-potts Paul Potts (1970 – ) British singer

elvis_presley Elvis Presley (1935 –  1977) American singer

Cliff_Richard Cliff Richard (1940 – ) British singer and musician

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

Classical Biographies

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

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

frederic-chopin Frederick 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_Elgar Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934) English (GB) composer

mozart Mozart (1756 – 1791) (Austria) Classical composer.

Franz_Schubert Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828) (Austrian)

 

Related pages

j.s.bach Famous 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.

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