Musician celebrities

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Peter DiStefano Facts

Peter DiStefano (born July 10, 1965 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.) is best known as the guitarist for the alternative rock band Porno for Pyros (the Jane’s Addiction offshoot featuring vocalist Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins). In 1997,

Ivan Neville Facts

Ivan Neville (born August 19, 1959, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is an American multi-instrumentalist musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the son of Aaron Neville and nephew to members of The Neville Brothers.

Pete Farndon Facts

Peter Granville “Pete” Farndon (12 June 1952 – 14 April 1983) was an English bassist and founding member of the rock band the Pretenders. Farndon attended Hereford Cathedral School in his home city of Hereford, before embarking on his musical caree

Michael Kiske Facts

Michael Kiske (born January 24, 1968, in Hamburg, Germany) is a singer best known as the former lead vocalist for the German power metal band Helloween. After his departure from the band, Kiske recorded four solo albums, participated on various metal

René Rutten Facts

René Rutten (born 2 July 1972 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a Dutch guitarist for The Gathering. He founded the band with his brother Hans in 1989, and together they released ten studio albums, three live albums, and five EPs. His latest work is The G

Daúde Candeal Facts

Maria Waldelurdes Costa de Santana Dutilleux (born September 23, 1961 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), known by the stage name Daúde, is a Brazilian musician, singer-songwriter, and scholar. At age 11 she moved to Rio de Janeiro. She studied singing wit

Stonewall Jackson Facts

Stonewall Jackson (born November 6, 1932) is an American country singer and musician who achieved his greatest fame during country’s “golden” honky tonk era in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Lindsay Cooper Facts

Lindsay Cooper (3 March 1951 – 18 September 2013) was an English bassoon and oboe player, composer and political activist. Best known for her work with the band Henry Cow, she was also a member of Comus, National Health, News from Babel and David T

Robert Mothersbaugh Facts

Robert Leroy “Bob” Mothersbaugh, Jr., (/ˈmʌðərzbɔː/; born August 11, 1952), or “Bob 1”, is the lead guitarist and occasional vocalist for Devo and younger brother of lead vocalist Mark Mothersbaugh. He went on to be part of the music production

Vladimir Denissenkov Facts

Vladimir Denissenkov was born in Chernovtsy (former USSR, now Ukraine) on March 30, 1956. He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1979. He won with the nomination of best accordionist in a world competition of ethnic and traditional music held i

Waldemar Matuska Facts

Waldemar Matuška (July 2, 1932 – May 30, 2009) was a Czechoslovak singer who became popular in his homeland during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1986, he emigrated to the United States.

Jenny Toomey Facts

Jenny Toomey (born Jennifer Gillen Toomey in 1968) is an American indie rock musician and arts activist from Chevy Chase, Maryland, and later, Washington, D.C. She was a member of the bands Geek, Tsunami, Liquorice, Grenadine, So Low and Choke, among