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John B. Spencer

b. 5 June 1944, Hammersmith, London, Britain, d. 24 March 2002, Hammersmith, London, Britain. An extremely praised songwriter in the rock and roll tradition, Spencer didn’t achieve the industrial achievement his richly different materials deserved. He proved helpful in book submitting before playing single gigs at schools and folk night …

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Jeff Garlin

Heavyset comedian Jeff Garlin started doing standup comedy at his Florida college before he returned to his hometown of Chicago, IL, and joined up with the ensemble of Second Town. In 1992, he produced his film debut in the Dolly Parton humor Straight Talk, accompanied by little roles in various …

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Cláudio Camunguelo

Flutist, dancer, and vocalist/improviser in the partido-alto design, Cláudio Camunguelo continues to be building a sound reputation locally circles of samba and choro because the ’60s; but just after he got second put in place the Choro Event of Rio, was he offered to a more substantial viewers. A self-taught …

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Washboard Slim

b. Robert Little, 5 June 1900, Marshall, Tx, USA, d. 2 June 1990, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. Little was a trumpeter, trombonist, guitarist, drummer, vocalist and comedian on visiting circuses and medication displays, settling in NEW YORK in the 30s. A heart stroke briefly limited his musical range, and he focused …

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Sandrine Piau

French soprano Sandrine Piau initially established her popularity in Baroque repertory, especially in the operas of Handel (Tamerlano, Xerxes, yet others). But she quickly branched out in to the Mozart operas, credit scoring many triumphs in such jobs as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito. …

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Julius Benedict

Few composers had a far more comprehensive grounding in early German Romanticism than Julius Benedict, yet the design of Romanticism he helped develop in Britain was even more closely associated with such Italians as Rossini. Like Handel before him, Benedict was created and been trained in Germany, after that worked …

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Ish Kabibble

Given birth to Merwyn Bogue, this versatile and amusing designer managed to think of a stage name that was even weirder sounding than his true name. Or in fact, his manager, Kay Kyser, developed the name when the trumpeter became a member of Kyser’s music group in 1931. Initially, “Ish …

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Povel Ramel

You will possibly not believe that many Swedish songwriters will be inspired from the madness of someone like Spike Jones — but Povel Ramel was, and grew into one of is own country’s most loved composers, with over 1,900 songs of wit, wordplay, and charm to his credit. Created into …

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Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons was probably one of the most important British composers from the first seventeenth hundred years, with only William Byrd eclipsing him in rank. His chapel music, exclusively created for the British Chapel, has become the popular and long lasting in his oeuvre. Well known in this world are …

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Charles “Truck” Parham

Charles “Pickup truck” Parham played bass with a few of the most renowned jazz and Dixieland music artists from the 20th hundred years, including pianist Artwork Tatum and cornet participant Muggsy Spanier, amongst others. Created and elevated in Chicago, Parham offered newspapers through the town’s famous Dreamland Café, where he …

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