Monday, July 6, 2015

The New York Times Book Review
The New York Times Book Review is a weekly paper-magazine supplement to The New York Times in which current non-fiction and fiction books ...

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne d'Arc , IPA:  [Ê'an daʁk] ; c. 1412 â€" 30 May 1431), nicknamed " The Maid of Orléans &qu...

Robert Bresson
Robert Bresson ( French:  [ʁÉ"bɛʁ bʁɛsÉ"̃] ; 25 September 1901 â€" 18 December 1999) was a French film director known...

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sister Morphine
" Sister Morphine " is a song written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Marianne Faithfull. Faithfull released a version of the ...

Marianne Faithfull
Marianne Evelyn Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer, songwriter and actress, whose career has spanned six decades. Her...

Edie Sedgwick
Edith Minturn " Edie " Sedgwick (April 20, 1943 â€" November 16, 1971) was an American heiress, socialite, actress, and fas...

G. P. Putnam's Sons
G. P. Putnam's Sons is an American book publisher based in New York City, New York. Since 1996, it has been an imprint of the Penguin G...

Lynn Goldsmith
Lynn Goldsmith (born February 11, 1948) is an American recording artist, a film director and a celebrity portrait photographer. Her work ha...

Van Halen
Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band comprised guitarist Eddie Van Ha...

The Ronettes
The Ronettes were an American 1960s girl group from New York City. One of the most popular groups from that period, they placed more than e...

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Compos...

List of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, established in 1983 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of ...

Peter Sellars
Peter Sellars (born September 27, 1957) is an American theatre director, noted for his unique contemporary stagings of classical and contem...

Chuck Berry
Charles Edward Anderson " Chuck " Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the ...

Kaija Saariaho
Kaija Saariaho ( Finnish:  [ˈkÉ'i̯jÉ' ˈsÉ'ːriÉ'ho] ; née Laakkonen , born 14 October 1952) is a Finnish composer. K...

Youssou N'Dour
Youssou N'Dour ( French pronunciation: ​ [jusu nˈduʁ] ; born 1 October 1959) is a Senegalese singer, percussionist, songwriter, co...

Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a French-born Chinese American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schooling years in New York City and...

Paul Simon
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commerci...

Kronos Quartet
The Kronos Quartet is an American string quartet based in San Francisco. They have been in existence with a rotating membership of musician...

Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone , Grand Officer OMRI ( Italian pronunciation:  [ˈɛnnjo morriˈkoːne] ; November 10, 1928) is an Italian composer, orche...

Björk
Björk Guðmundsdóttir ( Icelandic pronunciation:  [ˈpjÅ"rÌ¥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsËŒtoÊŠhtɪr] , born 21 November 1965), known mononymous...

El Sistema
El Sistema is a publicly financed voluntary sector music education program in Venezuela, founded in 1975 by Venezuelan educator, musician a...

José Antonio Abreu
José Antonio Abreu Anselmi (born May 7, 1939) is a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician....

Peter Gabriel
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the ori...

Renée Fleming
Renée Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American opera singer and soprano whose repertoire encompasses Richard Strauss, Mozart, Hande...

Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Di...

Steve Reich
Stephen Michael Reich ( / ˈ r aɪ ʃ / ; born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Ph...

Sonny Rollins
Theodore Walter " Sonny " Rollins (born September 7, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized a...

Valery Gergiev
Valery Abisalovich Gergiev (PAR) (Russian: Ð'алерий Абисалович Ð"ергиев ; Russian pronunciation:  [vɐˈlʲ...

Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist ...

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (28 May 1925 â€" 18 May 2012) was a German lyric baritone and conductor of classical music, one of the most ...

Gilberto Gil
Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born June 26, 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil ( Brazilian Portuguese:  [Ê'iɫˈbɛʁtu Ê'iÉ«] o...

B.B. King
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 â€" May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King , was an American blues singer, songwriter, an...

Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945) is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music. Jarrett started his care...

Sofia Gubaidulina
Sofia Asgatovna Gubaidulina (Russian: Софи́я Асгатовна Ð"убайду́лина , Tatar Cyrillic: София Әсгат...

Miriam Makeba
Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 â€" 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa , was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and ...

Karlheinz Stockhausen
Karlheinz Stockhausen ( German pronunciation: [kaʁlˈhaɪnts ˈʃtÉ"khaÊŠznÌ©] ; 22 August 1928 â€" 5 December 2007) was a Germ...

Robert Moog
Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog ( / ˈ m oÊŠ É¡ / MOHG ; May 23, 1934 â€" August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American...

Burt Bacharach
Burt Freeman Bacharach ( / ˈ b æ k ər æ k / BAK -ə-rak ; born May 12, 1928) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record produ...

Isaac Stern
Isaac Stern (Ukrainian: Ісаак Штерн , Russian: Исаа́к Штерн ; 21 July 1920 â€" 22 September 2001) was an American...

Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950, as Stevland Hardaway Judkins ), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder , is an American musicia...

Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar ( IPA:  [ˈrÉ"bi ˈʃÉ"Å‹kÉ"r] ; 7 April 1920 â€" 11 December 2012), born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury (...

Ray Charles
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 â€" June 10, 2004), professionally known as Ray Charles , was an American singer, songwriter...

Eric Ericson
Eric Gustaf Ericson (26 October 1918 â€" 16 February 2013) was a Swedish choral conductor and influential choral teacher. Life an...

Joni Mitchell
Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell , CC (née Anderson ; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter. Mitchell be...
 
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