eBook The Britannica Guide the World's Most Influential People Series: The 100 Most Influential Musicians of All Time, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615300562
  • ISBN-13: 9781615300563
  • DDC: 780.92
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

Welcome to a veritable feast for readers' eyes, minds, and, by extension, ears. Filled with profiles of truly accomplished musicians across a broad spectrum of musical styles and genres, this volume includes such varied musical artists as Ludwig von Beethoven, Elvis Presley, and hip-hop artist Jay-Z.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Guido D'Arezzo.
2: Josquin Des Prez.
3: Antonio Vivaldi.
4: George Frideric Handel.
5: Johann Sebastian Bach.
6: Joseph Haydn.
7: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
8: Ludwig Van Beethoven.
9: Franz Schubert.
10: Felix Mendelssohn.
11: Frédéric Chopin.
12: Franz Liszt.
13: Richard Wagner.
14: Giuseppe Verdi.
15: Johannes Brahms.
16: Sir W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan.
17: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
18: Giacomo Puccini.
19: Gustav Mahler.
20: Claude Debussy.
21: Sergey Rachmaninoff.
22: W. C. Handy.
23: Arnold Schoenberg.
24: Charles Ives.
25: Béla Bartók.
26: Igor Stravinsky.
27: Leadbelly.
28: Carter Family.
29: Sergey Prokofiev.
30: Cole Porter.
31: Jimmie Rodgers.
32: Fletcher Henderson.
33: Bessie Smith.
34: George Gershwin.
35: Duke Ellington.
36: Kurt Weill.
37: Aaron Copland.
38: Louis Armstrong.
39: Umm Kulthūm.
40: Count Basie.
41: Dmitry Shostakovich.
42: Bill Monroe.
43: Mahalia Jackson.
44: Robert Johnson.
45: Woody Guthrie.
46: John Cage.
47: Muddy Waters.
48: Billie Holiday.
49: Frank Sinatra.
50: Edith Piaf.
51: Nat King Cole.
52: Ella Fitzgerald.
53: Leonard Bernstein.
54: Pete Seeger.
55: Ravi Shankar.
56: Charlie Parker.
57: Tito Puente.
58: Hank Williams.
59: Maria Callas.
60: Clifton Chenier.
61: B.B. King.
62: Miles Davis.
63: Chuck Berry.
64: Antonio Carlos Jobim.
65: Ray Charles.
66: Patsy Cline.
67: James Brown.
68: Elvis Presley.
69: Luciano Pavarotti.
70: Buddy Holly.
71: The Rolling Stones.
72: Philip Glass.
73: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.
74: Parliament-Funkadelic.
75: The Beatles.
76: Joan Baez.
77: Plácido Domingo.
78: The Beach Boys.
79: Bob Dylan.
80: Aretha Franklin.
81: Jimi Hendrix.
82: Joni Mitchell.
83: Led Zeppelin.
84: The Who.
85: Bob Marley.
86: Eric Clapton.
87: King Sunny Ade.
88: David Bowie.
89: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
90: Bruce Springsteen.
91: Stevie Wonder.
92: The Sex Pistols.
93: Prince.
94: Madonna.
95: Michael Jackson.
96: Public Enemy.
97: U2.
98: Nirvana.
99: Radiohead.
100: Jay-Z.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.