International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007
Routledge, 2007 - 616 pages
The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. International in scope, this new edition provides information on artists, varying from Eminem to Wynton Marsalis; Ray Davies to Talvin Singh.
Listed alphabetically by surname, entries provide full biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and full contact details, where available. An index of groups is provided for ease of reference. Appendices include directories listing music festivals, music organizations, music awards and digital music sites providing legal downloads.
The careers of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country music artists from around the world are profiled in this new edition. New artists are included, as well as established names in popular music. Entrants include Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Dizzee Rascal, Gil Scott-Heron and Joss Stone.
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Career : composer of electronic music 1968- ; int . concerts include shows in
China , Europe and USA ; shows incorporate state - of - the - art sound and vision
tech .; composer for ballet Aor and Opéra de Paris 1971 ; UNESCO Goodwill
Education : studied piano , drums and singing in Paris . Career : numerous
television broadcasts , live appearances , including Olympia Hall and Bobino
Music Hall , Paris , tours to Japan , Tunisia , Belgium , Switzerland ; concerts in
Career : singing debut , Paris 1945 ; singer in cabaret shows including the Moulin
Rouge , Paris 1950 , 1954 , 1957 , Casino de Paris 1959–63 , 1966-67 , 1976–79
, Las Vegas ( USA ) 1964–65 , 1968–70 , 1970–71 ; nat . and int . tours ...