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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Chris Norman

Chris Norman
(25.10.1950 )
Chris Norman is an English soft rock singer. Norman was the lead singer of Smokie,an English glam rock band from Bradford, which found success in Europe in the 1970s.
Chris Norman, Smokie, English singer, singer

Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis
(01.11.1962 )
Anthony Kiedis is an American vocalist/lyricist,and occasional actor best known as the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.
American singer, singer

Joe Dassin

Joe Dassin
(November 5, 1938 - August 20, 1980)
Joseph Ira Dassin more commonly known as Joe Dassin, was an American singer-songwriter best known for his French songs of the 1960s and 1970s.
singer

Bjork

Bjork
(21.11.1965 )
Björk Guðmundsdóttir is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. Her eclectic musical style has achieved popular acknowledgement and popularity within many musical genres, such as rock, jazz, electronic dance music, classical and folk. Her voice has been acclaimed for its distinctive qualities.
Icelandic singer, singer, songwriter

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus
(23.11.1992 )
Miley Ray Cyrus is an American actress and pop singer-songwriter. She achieved wide fame for her role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana.
Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, American actress, actress, singer

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury
(September 5, 1946 - November 24, 1991)
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara) was a British musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.
Freddie Mercury, Queen, singer

Tina Turner

Tina Turner
(26.11.1939 )
Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. She has won numerous awards and her achievements in the rock music genre has led many to call her the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll".
Tina Turner, American singer, singer

Britney Spears

Britney Spears
(02.12.1981 )
Britney Jean Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows.
American singer, singer

Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado
(02.12.1978 )
Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Furtado grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Canadian singer, singer

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne
(03.12.1948 )
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English vocalist, whose musical career has spanned over 40 years. Osbourne rose to prominence as lead singer of the pioneering English heavy metal band Black Sabbath, whose radically different, intentionally dark, harder sound helped spawn the heavy metal genre.
English singer, singer, Black Sabbath

Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
(April 23, 1936 - December 6, 1988)
Roy Kelton Orbison was an American singer-songwriter, well known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads.
American singer, singer

Samuel Cook

Samuel Cook
(January 22, 1931 - December 11, 1964)
Samuel Cook better known under the stage name Sam Cooke, was an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the pioneers and founders of soul music.
American singer, singer

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra
(December 12, 1915 - May 14, 1998)
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and actor.
American singer, singer, actor

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington
(August 29, 1924 - December 14, 1963)
Dinah Washington, born Ruth Lee Jones, was an American blues, R&B and jazz singer. She has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s", and called "The Queen of the Blues". She is a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
American singer, singer

Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf
(December 19, 1915 - October 11, 1963)
Édith Piaf, born Édith Giovanna Gassion, was a French singer and cultural icon who became widely regarded as France's greatest popular singer.[1] Her singing reflected her life, with her specialty being ballads. Among her songs are "La Vie en rose" (1946), "Non, je ne regrette rien" (1960), "Hymne à l'amour" (1949), "Milord" (1959), "La Foule" (1957), "l'Accordéoniste" (1955), and "Padam... Padam..." (1951).
French singer, singer, actress

Dido

Dido
(25.12.1971 )
Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is an English singer-songwriter.
English singer, singer, songwriter

James Brown

James Brown
(May 3, 1933 - December 25, 2006)
James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist. He is the originator of Funk and is recognized as a major figure in the 20th century popular music for both his vocals and dancing. He has been referred to as "The Godfather of Soul," "Mr. Dynamite," "Soul Brother Number One" and "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business."
American singer, singer, songwriter, musician

Bobby Farrell

Bobby Farrell
(October 6, 1949 - December 30, 2010)
Roberto "Bobby" Alfonso Farrell was an Aruban dancer and performer, best known as the male member of the successful 1970s pop and disco group Boney M.
Boney M, Aruban singer, singer, dancer

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley
(January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977)
Elvis Aaron Presley was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".
American singer, singer, Rock and Roll

Lara Fabian

Lara Fabian
(09.01.1970 )
Lara Fabian (born Lara Crokaert) is a Belgian-Italian international singer who also holds Canadian citizenship. Multilingual, she sings in French, Italian and English.
Belgian singer, singer

Bob Marley

Bob Marley
(February 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981)
Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers (1963–1981). Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience.
Bob Marley, Marley, Jamaican musician, musician, singer, songwriter, reggae

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono
(18.02.1933 )
Yoko Ono is a Japanese-American artist, musician, author and peace activist, known for her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking as well as her marriage to John Lennon. Ono brought feminism to the forefront in her music which prefigured New Wave music (whether she was a direct influence is still debated) and is known for her philanthropic contributions to the arts, peace and AIDS outreach programs.
American singer, singer, artist, musician

Thomas Anders

Thomas Anders
(01.03.1963 )
Thomas Anders is a German singer, composer and record producer. Anders was the lead singer of Germany's popular pop-duo Modern Talking in 1984–1987 and in 1998–2003.
German singer, singer, composer, Modern Talking

Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield
(April 16, 1939 - March 2, 1999)
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, known professionally as Dusty Springfield and dubbed The White Queen of Soul, was a British pop singer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive sensual sound, she was an important white soul singer, and at her peak was one of the most successful British female performers, with 18 singles in the Billboard Hot 100 from 1964 to 1970.
British singer, singer

Chris Rea

Chris Rea
(04.03.1951 )
Chris Rea is an English singer-songwriter, recognisable for his distinctive, husky voice and slide guitar playing. The British Hit Singles & Albums stated that Rea was "one of the most popular UK singer-songwriters of the late 1980s. He was already a major European star by the time he finally cracked the UK Top 10 with his 18th chart entry; "The Road to Hell (Part 2)". By 2009, Rea had sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.
English singer, singer, songwriter

Elton John

Elton John
(25.03.1947 )
Sir Elton Hercules John is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.
English singer, singer, songwriter

Celine Dion

Celine Dion
(30.03.1968 )
Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer. Born to a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record. In 1990, she released the English-language album Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.
Canadian singer, singer

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich
(December 27, 1901 - May 6, 1992)
Marlene Dietrich was a German-American actress and singer. Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself, professionally and characteristically. In the Berlin of the 1920s, she acted on the stage and in silent films.
German actress, actress, singer

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin
(May 14, 1936 - December 20, 1973)
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto) was an American singer who performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock, jazz, folk and country.
American singer, singer

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald
(April 25, 1917 - June 15, 1996)
Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song," "Queen of Jazz," and "Lady Ella," was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.
American singer, singer, jazz singer, jazz
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