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See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1959 in music, other events of 1960, 1961 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 14 - Elvis Presley is promoted to Sergeant in the U.S. Army February 6 - Songwriter Jesse Belvin dies in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California. ... // 1950 in music Music of Afghanistan The beginning of radio broadcasting leads to the beginning of Afghan popular music Music of Argentina Astor Piazzolla begins to fuse traditional tango music with jazz and classical music Music of Algeria Rai singers like Bellemou Messaoud add violin, accordion and other western influences... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

James Marshall Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and cultural icon. ... Left: Rosa Hurricane, a heavy metal-style solid body guitar. ... The Supro Ozark 1560 S is a vintage electric guitar, employing a single pick up. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook is a 1959 (see 1959 in music) album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, the first time that Ella and Riddle had worked together. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Nickname The Big Apple, The Capital of the World [1], Gotham Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 - February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American, became the first Hispanic rock and roll star. ... Jiles Perry (J.P.) Richardson, Jr. ... Monument at Crash Site, September 16, 2003. ... Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was a respected and influential American country music singer and guitarist, born in Littlefield, Texas. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Nickname The Big Apple, The Capital of the World [1], Gotham Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world. ... The Coasters were an American doo wop and early rock and roll group, evolving from The Robins, a Los Angeles based doo wop group. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... The Coasters were an American doo wop and early rock and roll group, evolving from The Robins, a Los Angeles based doo wop group. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Your Hit Parade was a popular United States music radio and television program. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Elizabeth Taylor in 1948 Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (born February 27, 1932) is an iconic two-time Academy Award-winning actress. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Lanza in The Toast of New Orleans Mario Lanza (31 January 1921 – 7 October 1959) was an Italian-American tenor and Hollywood movie star who enjoyed success in the 1950s. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Berry Gordy, Jr. ... Hitsville U.S.A. was the nickname given to Motown Records first headquarters. ... Motown, also known as Tamla-Motown outside the U.S., is a record label founded on December 14, 1959 by Berry Gordy, Jr. ... Otto Luening is an early pioneer of electronic music. ... Vladimir Ussachevsky (Hailar, Manchuria, November 3, 1911 – New York, New York, January 2, 1990) was a composer particularly known for his work in electronic music. ... The Computer Music Center (CMC) at Columbia University is the oldest center for electronic and computer music research in the United States. ... The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is known variously as NARAS or The Recording Academy. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... For other uses, see Berlin (disambiguation). ... Ornette Coleman Ornette Coleman (born March 19, 1930) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq. ... The Five Spot Cafe was located in New York City at the corner of Cooper Square and St. ... Tapestry (1971) Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is a Jewish American singer and songwriter. ... Roy Orbison at a London press conference, late 1988. ... Monument Records was a record label founded in 1958 by Fred Foster. ... The Supremes were a very successful Motown all-female singing group active from 1959 until 1977, performing at various times doo-wop, pop, soul, Broadway showtunes, psychedelia, and disco. ...

Albums released

An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer is an album recorded by Tom Lehrer, the well-known satirist and Harvard lecturer. ... Tom Lehrer in 1960. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Come Dance With Me! is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1959. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella (the First Lady of Song), was an American singer, considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century, alongside Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Get Happy! is a 1959 (see 1959 in music) album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, recorded with various studio Orchestras over a two year period. ... Gogi Grant on the cover of her 2002 collection Her Very Best Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, September 20, 1924) was an American popular singer. ... Gogi Grant on the cover of her 2002 collection Her Very Best Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, September 20, 1924) was an American popular singer. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... Kay Starr on the cover of 2002 collection The Definitive Kay Starr on Capitol Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American jazz and popular singer. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Kind of Blue is a 1959 album by jazz musician Miles Davis (see 1959 in music). ... Davis 1959 album Kind of Blue, likely the best-selling jazz album ever. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Look To Your Heart is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1959. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Mingus Ah Um is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released in 1959. ... Charles Mingus (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979), also known as Charlie Mingus, was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist. ... Kay Starr on the cover of 2002 collection The Definitive Kay Starr on Capitol Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American jazz and popular singer. ... No One Cares is a 1959 album by the American singer Frank Sinatra. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Portrait in Jazz is a 1959 (see 1959 in music) album by jazz musician Bill Evans. ... William John Evans, (better known as Bill Evans) (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was one of the most famous jazz pianists of the 20th century; he remains one of the major influences on post-1950s jazz piano. ... Dion DiMucci was born July 18, 1939 in the Bronx, New York, United States. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Michel Legrand (born February 24, 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Ornette Coleman Ornette Coleman (born March 19, 1930) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers is a 1959 (see 1959 in music) album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, recorded with a studio Orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Sketches of Spain was a 1960 album by Miles Davis, pairing him again with arranger and composer Gil Evans. ... Davis 1959 album Kind of Blue, likely the best-selling jazz album ever. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... // Track listing Blue Rondo à la Turk - 6:44 Strange Meadowlark - 7:22 Take Five - 5:24 Three to Get Ready - 5:24 Kathys Waltz - 4:48 Everybodys Jumpin - 4:23 Pick Up Sticks - 4:16 All pieces composed by Dave Brubeck, except Take Five, by Paul Desmond. ... Dave Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 in Concord, California) is an American jazz pianist who wrote a number of jazz standards, including In Your Own Sweet Way and The Duke. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ...

Top hits on record

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1959 (USA) Elvis redirects here. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Cliff Richard Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, India, on October 14, 1940) is one of the United Kingdoms most well known singers amongst those aged 30 years and above. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... Toni Fisher (born 1931 - February 12 , 1999 in Los Angeles, California) was an American singer. ... Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... The Fleetwoods were a singing trio from Olympia, Washington, USA. Gary Troxel and Gretchen Christopher were two high schoolers waiting for Gretchens mother to pick them up after school to take them home. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musican and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Funicello on the Mickey Mouse Club. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... High Hopes is a popular song. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Patsy Cline Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963) was an American country music singer. ... The Flamingos were a doo wop group, popular in the mid to late 1950s. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Tommy Edwards (born February 17, 1922 - died October 22, 1969) was an American singer. ... Image:BrookBenton1. ... Tommy Edwards (born February 17, 1922 - died October 22, 1969) was an American singer. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Wilbert Harrison (born January 5, 1929 – died October 26, 1994) was an American singer. ... Bobby Rydell (born April 26, 1942) was an American teen idol in the early days of Rock and Roll. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American born in Los Angeles, California, became the first Mexican–American rock and roll star. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson can also mean Ricky Nelson (wrestler) or Ricky Lee Nelson, baseball player. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... The Clovers are an American doo wop group. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... The Fleetwoods were a singing trio from Olympia, Washington, USA. Gary Troxel and Gretchen Christopher were two high schoolers waiting for Gretchens mother to pick them up after school to take them home. ... John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935), known popularly as Johnny Mathis, is an American popular music singer. ... Carl Dobkins, Jr. ... For other uses, see King Cole (disambiguation). ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933 in Kenner, Louisiana) was an early rock and roll musician Along with his brother, Leo Price, Lloyd Price put together a band. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... The Coasters were an American doo wop and early rock and roll group, evolving from The Robins, a Los Angeles based doo wop group. ... Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Frankie Ford (born date?) is a rock & roll and rhythm & blues singer. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Matys Brothers were a musical act made up of the four Matys brothers, who were from the Philadelphia area. ... Johnny Preston (born Johnny Preston Courville on August 18, 1939 in Port Arthur, Texas) is an American singer. ... Frankie Ford (born date?) is a rock & roll and rhythm & blues singer. ... The Skyliners The Skyliners were an American doo wop group from Pittsburgh fronted by Jimmy Beaumont, best known for their 1959 Since I Dont Have You (popular covers by Chuck Jackson, Don McLean and Guns N Roses have helped keep the song in the public consciousness). ... Santo & Johnny were an American rock and roll duo from Brooklyn. ... John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935), known popularly as Johnny Mathis, is an American popular music singer. ... The Platters were a very successful doo wop group, formed in 1953. ... Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933 in Kenner, Louisiana) was an early rock and roll musician Along with his brother, Leo Price, Lloyd Price put together a band. ... Brenda Lee on the cover of her collection, part of The Millennium Collection Brenda Lee, real name Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1942 in Lithonia, Georgia) was an American teen idol and is currently a touring country singer. ... Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Dorsey Burnette was an early Rockabilly singer from Memphis, Tennessee and with his younger brother Johnny Burnette and a friend named Paul Burlison was one of the founder members of The Rock and Roll Trio. ... Dion and the Belmonts was a musical group led by singer/songwriter Dion DiMucci. ... The Drifters were a long-lived American doo wop/R&B band, originally formed by Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward & the Dominoes) in 1953. ... Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Anita Bryant (born March 25, 1940, in Barnsdall, Oklahoma) is an American singer who made a series of television commercials for Florida orange juice. ... The Drifters were a long-lived American doo wop/R&B band, originally formed by Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward & the Dominoes) in 1953. ... Hank Ballard (November 18, 1927 - March 2, 2003) was an American R&B singer and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Italian-American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... Dinah Washington Dinah Washington (August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) an American blues, jazz, and gospel singer. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Italian-American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1959: See also: 1959 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ...


Published popular music

Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... 1959 Soundtrack - (L to R): Roger Smith, Kookie Byrnes, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Ross Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972), American pianist, songwriter, actor, and record producer was born in Fresno, California and was of Armenian ethnic descent. ... John D. Loudermilk (born March 31, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Harold Jacob Rome (1908 - 1993) was a U.S. composer, lyricist, songwriter, and writer of musicals. ... Griffith as Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show Andy Samuel Griffith (born June 1, 1926) is an American actor, singer, writer and producer from Mount Airy, North Carolina. ... Dolores Gray (born 7th June 1924, Chicago) was a well-known Broadway star in the 1940s-1950s. ... James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich Destry Rides Again is a 1939 western film directed by George Marshall, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Allen Jenkins, Irene Hervey and Una Merkel. ... James Corbitt Morris (20 June 1907 - July 12, 1998) – better known as Jimmy Driftwood or Jimmie Driftwood – was a prolific United States folk songwriter and musician, most famous for his songs The Battle of New Orleans and Tennessee Stud. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musican and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pop singer, pianist , and songwriter often associated with the Brill Building. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca (pronounced in Swedish, but usually in English, IPA notation) (29 August 1915 – 29 August 1982) was a three-time Academy Award-winning Swedish actress. ... The Inn of the Sixth Happiness is a 1958 film based on the true story of Gladys Aylward, a tenacious United Kingdom maid, who became a missionary in China during the tumultuous years leading up to World War II. Directed by Mark Robson, the film stars Ingrid Bergman as Aylword... Cindy Walker, born July 20, 1918 is an American singer/songwriter and dancer. ... Domenico Modugno (January 9, 1928 – August 6, 1994) was an Italian singer and songwriter. ... Domenico Modugno (January 9, 1928 – August 6, 1994) was an Italian singer and songwriter. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Patricia Neway (born September 30, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY) is an American Broadway performer. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Come Softly to Me is a popular song. ... The Fleetwoods were a singing trio from Olympia, Washington, USA. Gary Troxel and Gretchen Christopher were two high schoolers waiting for Gretchens mother to pick them up after school to take them home. ... Jon Hendricks, was a jazz lyricist who was one of the originators of vocalese, which put lyrics to existing instrumental songs. ... Antonio Carlos Jobim (born Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim, January 25, 1927 in Rio de Janeiro – December 8, 1994 in New York City), also known as Tom Jobim, was a Brazilian composer, arranger, singer, pianist and one of the greatest legends of the bossa nova era. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Mary Martin photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Mary Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) born in Weatherford, Texas was an American star of (mainly stage) musicals. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, with the Von Trapp children in The Sound Of Music. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Mary Martin photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Mary Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) born in Weatherford, Texas was an American star of (mainly stage) musicals. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, with the Von Trapp children in The Sound Of Music. ... 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Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Mary Martin photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Mary Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) born in Weatherford, Texas was an American star of (mainly stage) musicals. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, with the Von Trapp children in The Sound Of Music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Sylvia Fine (1913-1991) was a American lyricist and widow of the comedian Danny Kaye. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... The Five Pennies was a semi-biographical 1959 film starring Danny Kaye as cornet player and bandleader Red Nichols. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Patricia Neway (born September 30, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY) is an American Broadway performer. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... 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Ivy Jo Hunter (born George Ivy Hunter) was a songwriter and record producer for the Motown label. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932–September 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for his role as the serial killer Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pop singer, pianist , and songwriter often associated with the Brill Building. ... Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933 in Kenner, Louisiana) was an early rock and roll musician Along with his brother, Leo Price, Lloyd Price put together a band. ... Harlan Perry Howard (September 8, 1927 - March 3, 2002) is an American Hall of Fame country music songwriter. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Rock Hudson (November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor, famous for his rugged good looks. ... Pillow Talk is a 1959 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a man and woman who share a telephone line and grow to hate each other, and then, of course, to love each other. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Actor Howard Da Silva in The Lost Weekend Howard Da Silva (born May 4, 1909; died February 16, 1986) was an American actor. ... Fiorello may refer to: Fiorello!, a Broadway musical. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Take Me Along Sam Shubert Theatre Opened: Thursday, October 22, 1959 Producer: David Merrick Director: Peter Glenville Music and Lyrics: Bob Merrill Book: Joseph Stein and Robert Russell Original NY production Musical based on Ah, Wilderness! Nat Miller - Walter Pidgeon Essie Miller - Una Merkel Art Miller - James Cresson Richard Miller... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 - January 15, 1996) studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory before moving to Los Angeles for further studies at Pepperdine College. ... 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George Elias Khoury was an Israel victim of Palestinian terrorism who was murdered on March 19, 2004 whilst jogging in East-Jerusalem. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... OKelly Isley, Jr. ... Ronald Isley (born on May 21, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American pop, rock, soul, and R&B singer and is known as the lead singer of the legendary family music group the Isley Brothers. ... Rudolph Bernard Isley (born on April 1, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio) was one of the original members of the legendary family music group, The Isley Brothers. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Santo & Johnny were an American rock and roll duo from Brooklyn. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was a star of stage and film musicals, well known for her powerful voice and vocal range. ... Klugman in his role as Dr. Quincy Jack Klugman (born April 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American television and movie actor. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was a star of stage and film musicals, well known for her powerful voice and vocal range. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... The Sound of Music is a Broadway musical and film based on the book The Von Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Mary Martin photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Mary Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) born in Weatherford, Texas was an American star of (mainly stage) musicals. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, seeks guidance from the Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Wood, in this scene from the 1965 film version. ... Julie Andrews as Maria, with the Von Trapp children in The Sound Of Music. ... Ned Washington (15 August 1901 - 20 December 1976) was an American lyric writer. ... Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: , Dmitrij Zinovevič Tëmkin) (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Walter Pidgeon Walter Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian actor. ... Take Me Along Sam Shubert Theatre Opened: Thursday, October 22, 1959 Producer: David Merrick Director: Peter Glenville Music and Lyrics: Bob Merrill Book: Joseph Stein and Robert Russell Original NY production Musical based on Ah, Wilderness! Nat Miller - Walter Pidgeon Essie Miller - Una Merkel Art Miller - James Cresson Richard Miller... Robert Sherman is president and owner of F.I.T., Inc. ... Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning Jewish-American songwriter who specializes in musical film with his brother Robert B. Sherman. ... Freddy Cannon, born December 4, 1940, is an American rock and roll singer. ... Doc Pomus (January 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was an American blues singer and songwriter, active throughout the 20th century. ... Mort Shuman (November 12, 1936 _ November 2, 1991) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Doc Pomus (January 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was an American blues singer and songwriter, active throughout the 20th century. ... Mort Shuman (November 12, 1936 _ November 2, 1991) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an early American rockabilly musician and an important influence on popular music during the 1960s. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Fiorello may refer to: Fiorello!, a Broadway musical. ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was a star of stage and film musicals, well known for her powerful voice and vocal range. ... Klugman in his role as Dr. Quincy Jack Klugman (born April 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American television and movie actor. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Nelson Riddle and Frank Sinatra, 1956 Nelson Smock Riddle (June 1, 1921 - October 6, 1985) was a well-known American bandleader, arranger and orchestrator whose career spanned from the late 1940s until the early 1980s. ... John D. Loudermilk (born March 31, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Fiorello may refer to: Fiorello!, a Broadway musical. ... Thomas Zachariah Glazer (September 2, 1914 - February 21, 2003) was a folk singer/songwriter. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Klugman in his role as Dr. Quincy Jack Klugman (born April 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American television and movie actor. ... Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was a star of stage and film musicals, well known for her powerful voice and vocal range. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ...

Classical music

Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO (November 8, 1883 – October 3, 1953), was an English composer. ... Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Henri Dutilleux (born January 22, 1916 in Angers, France) is one of the most important French composers of the second half of the 20th century, producing work in the tradition of Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, and Albert Roussel, but in a style distinctly his own. ... Dr. Francis Alan Jackson, OBE (born October 2, 1917 in Malton, Yorkshire) is one of the best loved English organists and composers of his generation. ... György Sándor Ligeti (born May 28, 1923) is a Jewish Hungarian composer (now living in, and a citizen of, Austria), widely seen as one of the great composers of instrumental music of the 20th century. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer (August 14, 1910–August 19, 1995) was a French composer, noted as the inventor of musique concrète. ... Karlheinz Stockhausen (born August 22, 1928) is a composer. ... Healey Willan, CC (October 12, 1880 - February 16, 1968) was a Canadian organist and composer. ...

Opera

Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognizable opera houses and landmarks Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content or primary entertainment is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental, as it is through the... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music best known for his Adagio for Strings. He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania and began to compose at the age of seven. ... Karl-Birger Blomdahl (October 19, 1916 - June 14, 1968) was a Swedish composer and conductor born in Växjö. He was educated in biochemistry, but was primarily active in music and by his experimental compositions he became one of the big names in Swedish modernism. ... For other works with the same name, please see Aniara. ... Ferenc Farkas (born December 15, 1905 in Nagykanizsa; died October 10, 2000 in Budapest) was a Hungarian composer. ... Nicolas Flagello (March 15, 1928 - March 16, 1994) was an American composer of classical music. ... Jakov Gotovac (October 11, 1895 – October 16, 1982) was a composer and conductor of classical music. ... Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (January 7, 1899 - January 30, 1963) was a French composer. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... The London Coliseum The Coliseum Theatre is one of Londons largest and best equipped theatres, opening in 1904. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich Destry Rides Again is a 1939 western film directed by George Marshall, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Allen Jenkins, Irene Hervey and Una Merkel. ... The Imperial Theater can also refer to the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan The Imperial Theater was the Schubert brothers fiftieth theater in New York City. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Fings aint wot they used tbe was a play with music, rather than a normal musical. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... Numerous theatres, especially in the UK, have been named Theatre Royal; the name was once an indication that the theatre had a Royal Patent without which theatrical performances were illegal. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Fiorello! is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 1959 Broadway musical about New York City mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, a reform Republican who took on Tammany Hall. ... The Broadhurst Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... Note on spelling: While most Americans use er (as per American spelling conventions), the majority of venues, performers and trade groups for live theatre use re. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Little Mary Sunshine is an American musical in emulation of older operetta, with book, music, and lyrics by Rick Besoyan. ... Orpheum can mean: The Orpheum theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia The Orpheum theatre in Memphis, Tennessee The Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in Sydney, Austrailia Orpheum Computing Solutions Many other theatres are named Orpheum. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar with 43 days remaining. ... Lock Up Your Daughters is a 1969 musical by Lionel Bart. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... The Mermaid Theatre was the first theatre built in the City of London since the time of Shakespeare (later theatres were built in the so-called West End, outside the boundaries of the traditional City). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... The Piccadilly Theatre is situated on Denman Street in Londons West End, hidden behind Piccadilly Circus. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... On the Town is a musical that opened on Broadway at the Adelphi Theatre on December 28, 1944, with music by Leonard Bernstein, book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, direction by George Abbott, and choreography by Jerome Robbins. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Redhead (Musical) Redhead is a Broadway musical set in London in the 1880s, around the time of Jack the Ripper. ... The Richard Rodgers Theatre was built by Irwin Chanin in 1925. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Sound of Music is a Broadway musical and film based on the book The Von Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre is a Broadway theatre, located at 205 West 46th Street. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Take Me Along Sam Shubert Theatre Opened: Thursday, October 22, 1959 Producer: David Merrick Director: Peter Glenville Music and Lyrics: Bob Merrill Book: Joseph Stein and Robert Russell Original NY production Musical based on Ah, Wilderness! Nat Miller - Walter Pidgeon Essie Miller - Una Merkel Art Miller - James Cresson Richard Miller... Many theatres are named the Shubert Theatre; many of these are now or were previously owned by the Shubert Theatre Corporation. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... The Five Pennies was a semi-biographical 1959 film starring Danny Kaye as cornet player and bandleader Red Nichols. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... Lil Abner is a musical theatre production based on the comic strip Lil Abner by Al Capp. ... The cast of Porgy and Bess during the Boston try-out prior to the Broadway opening. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Births

January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Curt Bisquera is a world-famous studio drummer famous for his glasses and long dreadlocks. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kathy Sledge (b. ... Sister Sledge is an American musical group formed in 1972 and consisting of four singers, all of whom are sisters: Kim, Debbie, Joni, and Kathy Sledge. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kathy Valentine (born January 7, 1959) is the bassist for the legendary all-girl punk/pop band The Go-Gos. ... For the 1960s band, see The Go-Gos (1960s). ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Newell Hester (January 8, 1959 – March 26, 2005) was the drummer with Split Enz and Crowded House. ... Crowded House was an New Zealand pop-rock group between 1986 and 1996; two original members were from Australia and one was from New Zealand. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Curt Kirkwood (born January 10, 1959) is an American musician, who sings and plays guitar. ... Meat Puppets are a three-piece rock band, formed in January 1980, in Paradise Valley, Arizona. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Per Håkan Gessle (born January 12, 1959) is the songwriter and male lead singer of the Swedish bands Gyllene Tider and Roxette. ... Roxette is a Swedish pop/rock band that consists of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Madness are a British ska band who achieved most of their success in the 1980s. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Geoff Tate (born Geoffrey Wayne Tate, on January 14, 1959, in Stuttgart, Germany) is an American singer, best known for his work with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche. ... Queensrÿche (pronounced (kwēnz-rīk) is a progressive metal band formed in the Seattle, Washington suburb of Bellevue in 1981. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles (2003 promo photo) Susanna Hoffs (born 17 January 1959) is a vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Bangles. ... The Bangles in a 1980s publicity photo; Debbi Peterson, Susanna Hoffs, Vicki Peterson, Michael Steele. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dave Sharp, (born Salford, Manchester, 28th January 1959) is a British guitarist, most noted for co-founding along with Mike Peters, The Alarm. ... The Alarm are a Welsh alternative rock band, who were most popular in the 1980s. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... NRBQ is a highly-acclaimed rock band, purveyors of a unique brand of omnipop since 1967. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jody Watley (born Chicago, Illinois on January 30, 1959) is an American pop singer, songwriter, producer. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Laurence Lol Tolhurst (born Laurence Andrew Tolhurst on February 3, 1959 in Horley, England) was a founding member and drummer/keyboardist for the UK band The Cure. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... UB40 is a popular dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ice T Tracy Ice T Marrow (born February 16, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American rapper, rocker, author and actor. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... UB40 is a popular Dub Reggae and pop band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. ... UB40 is a popular dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, England. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mike Peters photo by Greg Preston Mike Peters is an American cartoonist. ... The Alarm are a Welsh alternative rock band, who were most popular in the 1980s. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Flavor Flav, complete with clock, at Power 106 FM in California. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a seminal hip hop group known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... Andrew Farriss is a rock musician (born March 27, 1959 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia) known as the keyboardist and key songwriter for the Australian band INXS. Farriss first met INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence in high school after breaking up a fight between Hutchence and another student. ... INXS (pronounced In Excess) is an Australian rock group. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Perry Farrell (born Perry Bernstein in New York City on March 29, 1959) is a musician particularly noted for his varied and founding role in alternative rock during the late 1980s and 1990s. ... Janes Addiction was an American band, named in reference to Jane Bainter, a (now ex-) heroin addict who was a housemate of the band. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... Angus Young, lead guitarist for Australian Hard Rock band AC/DC. Angus McKinnon Young (born March 31, 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a rock guitarist who has been the lead guitarist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC since the group was formed in 1973. ... AC/DC is a hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in November, 1973 by rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young and his brother, lead guitarist Angus Young. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Brian Setzer Brian Setzer (born April 10, 1959 in New York) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. ... Stray Cats was formed by guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer in the Long Island town of Massapequa, NY, in 1979. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Kenneth Babyface Edmonds (born April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an R&B and pop singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entreprenuer. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Michael Timmins is a Canadian musician. ... Cowboy Junkies are a Canadian country music and alternative rock band, formed by three siblings from the Timmins entertainment family. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Robert Smith Robert James Smith (born April 21, 1959 in Blackpool, England), a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, has been the lead singer and driving force behind English post-punk band The Cure since its founding in 1976. ... The Cure is a British band widely seen as one of the leading pioneers of the British alternative rock scene of the 1980s. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Sheena Easton on the cover of her 2000 CD, Fabulous. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... David Ball is a British musician who was part of the Synth-Duo, Soft Cell, formed in Leeds in 1980, with vocalist Marc Almond. ... Soft Cell was an English synthesizer duo during the early 1980s (currently re-formed). ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Randy Travis sings his chart-topping song Three Wooden Crosses, at the DoD-sponsored salute to Korean War veterans at the MCI Center in Washington, July 26, 2003. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Ian McCulloch (May 5, 1959–) is an English singer. ... Echo & the Bunnymen is a British rock group formed in Liverpool in 1978. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... The Cowsills were a band specializing in what would later be defined as Pop or Bubblegum Rock. ... The Continental Drifters were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in the early 1990s and dissolved in New Orleans, Louisiana about a decade later. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Alan Wilder, circa 2000. ... Depeche Mode is an electronic music band from the town of Basildon, England, founded in 1980. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Linnell is known for his reserved stage personality, especially compared to bandmate Flansburgh. ... They Might Be Giants (commonly abbreviated to TMBG) is an American alternative rock duo consisting of John Linnell and John Flansburgh, collectively known as the two Johns or John and John. Known for their experimental pop music, they have been popular on college campuses and earned a reputation for intellectual... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... DeBarge was an American singing group that specialized in R&B and soul music. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Alan Anton is the bassist of the Canadian band Cowboy Junkies. ... Cowboy Junkies are a Canadian country music and alternative rock band, formed by three siblings from the Timmins entertainment family. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Andy McCluskey Andy McCluskey was the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band OMD. He met Paul Humphreys in school and played with him in several bands, including Hitlerz Underpantz, VCL XI and the Id. ... Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) were a synth pop group from the Wirral, UK, who recorded for Virgin Records (originally for Virgins DinDisc subsidiary). ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Stephen Pearcy is the former lead singer of the 80s hair metal band Ratt. ... Ratt is an American glam metal band that enjoyed significant commercial success in the 1980s. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Marc Cohn (born July 5, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a Jewish American singer-songwriter, best known for his song Walking In Memphis (often misattributed to Bruce Springsteen) from his self-titled 1991 album Marc Cohn. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Marc Almond (born Peter Mark Sinclair Almond on 9 July 1957 in Southport, Lancashire) is a popular vocalist, and recording artist, who originally found fame as half of the seminal Synthpop/New Wave duo Soft Cell. ... Soft Cell was an English synthesizer duo during the early 1980s (currently re-formed). ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Richie Sambora (born Richard Stephen Sambora on July 11, 1959 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey) is best known as the lead guitarist for Bon Jovi, handles harmony and background vocals, and joins frontman Jon Bon Jovi in being credited as primary songwriter on most of the bands songs over... Bon Jovi is an American rock music band from New Jersey. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Suzanne Vega Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American songwriter and singer known for her poetic lyrics and eclectic folk-inspired music. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Joe Elliot during Def Leppards Hysteria tour (1987). ... Def Leppard is a British rock band from Sheffield, England, that formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Curtis Kurtis Blow Walker, (born on August 9, 1959, in Harlem, New York) is one of the pioneer rappers in the recording industry, and hip hops first mainstream star. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Morten Harket Morten Harket (born September 14, 1959 in Kongsberg). ... The correct title of this article is a-ha. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Lita Ford on the cover of her 1988 album Lita Lita Ford (born Carmelita Rossanna Ford, September 19, 1958) is a hard rock singer and guitarist whose peak popularity was during the early1980s. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christopher Sean Lowe (born on October 4, 1959 in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom) is a British musician, who, with his colleague Neil Tennant, makes up the successful pop duo, the Pet Shop Boys. ... Pet Shop Boys are an English electronic/pop music act, formed by Neil Tennant (b. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959 in Ogden, Utah) is an American entertainer and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Gary Kemp (born 16 October 1959) is a British pop artist who was the leader and chief songwriter for the 1980s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet. ... Spandau Ballet was a popular British band in the 1980s. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... Alfred Matthew Weird Al Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American musician best known for his parodies of contemporary radio hits. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... The Alarm are a Welsh alternative rock band, who were most popular in the 1980s. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Bryan Adams, OC, OBC (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charlie Burchill (born November 27, 1959) is a Scottish musician. ... Simple Minds is a British New Wave/rock band which had its greatest worldwide popularity during the mid-1980s. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Steve Hindalong (born November 29, 1959) is a drummer, percussionist, songwriter and producer best known for his work with the rock band The Choir. ... The Choir are an atmospheric alternative Christian Rock band. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The BoDeans are a rock and roll band, originally forming in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1983. ...

Deaths

February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 - February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American, became the first Hispanic rock and roll star. ... Jiles Perry (J.P.) Richardson, Jr. ... Mason City, Iowa Mason, OH http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... Monument at Crash Site, September 16, 2003. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Warren Baby Dodds (December 24, 1898–February 14, 1959) was a jazz drummer born in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was a Jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 For the Canadian broadcaster, see Billie Holiday (broadcaster). ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Blind Willie McTell Blind Willie McTell (May 5, 1901–August 15, 1959) (probably born William Samuel McTear) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Wanda Landowska (July 5, 1879 – August 16, 1959), harpsichordist whose performances, teaching, recordings and writings played a large role in reviving the popularity of that instrument in the early 20th century. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Bohuslav Martinů  listen? (born in Polička, December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a Czech composer. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Omer Victor Simeon (21 July 1902 - 17 September 1959) was an American jazz clarinetist. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Heitor Villa-Lobos Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 - November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sam M. Lewis (1885–1959) was an American singer and lyricist, born in New York City, New York on October 25, 1885. ...

Awards

Grammy Awards

Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The 1st Grammy Awards were held in 1959. ...

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest logo. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth Eurovision and was held on March 11, 1959 in Cannes, France. ...

External Charts

  • Pop Culture Madness 1959 Pop Music Chart

 
 

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