Sunday, January 17, 2010

Al-Ghazali, Nazem


Iraqi popular song singer and songwriter.

Al-Qubanchi, Mohammad


(1900-1989), Muslim singer and music teacher.

Alva, Felipe Pinglo


Known as the father of Peruvian Musica criolla, was an influential and profilic poet and songwriter.

Avsenik Brothers


Slavko and vilko Avsenko-Slovenian composer and musicians. The Ensemble , known as "Ansambel Bratov Avsenko", was most popular band during 1950's thru 1980's.

Ayllon etc


Peruvian singers:
Eva Ayllon-composer and singer;
Gian Alcover-singer/songwriter;
de la Colina-singer;
Juan Diego Flores-operatic tenor

Azerbaev, Kenen


Kazakhstanian musician

Barrios, Agustin


An eminent Paraguayan guitarist and composer.

Barroso, Ary


Brazilian composer, pianist, soccer commentator, Brazil's most successful songwriter in the first half of the 20th century.

Bashir, Munir


(1930-1997), a leading musician of Middle East, a supreme master of the Arab maqamat scale system.

Belgian Singers


Big Band Leaders-US


Count Basie;
Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey;
Glenn Miller;
Benny Goodman

Brel, Jacques


Jacques Roman Geogres Brel(1929-1978), Belgian singer-songwriter, a leading popular music composer.

Cortes, Clara Solovera


Chilean composer of popular folk songs, and musicologist.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Caba, Eduardo


Bolivian composer of folklore of his country and tonal music.

Campos, Juan Morel


Puerto Rico composer of dance music.

Canaro, Francisco


Argentine violinist playing in a tango trio, also composer of musicals.

Cano, Carlos


Spanish songwriter - he wrote various form of music: cueca, tangos, rumbas, sambas, lullabies, ballads etc.

Caymmi, Dorival


Brazilian popular music songwriter.

Celestino, Vicente


Brazilian singer.

Chinese Traditional Opera Singers


Cohan, George M.


American singer, songwriter, lyricist, entertaniner.
he is considered the father of American musical comedy.

Colombian folk songs, music and dances


Music pieces composed
by Jorge Villamil,
Petronio Alvarez Quintero etc.

Dauletkerey, Shigaev


Kazakhstan composer and player of traditional instrumental music.

Dion, Celine


Canadian singer, songwriter, actress.

Dominican singers


Antonio Mesa;
Julieta Otero;
Susano Polanco;
Rafael Colon;
Casandra Damiron

Friday, January 15, 2010

Ellington, Duke


Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, American composer, pianist, and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz.

Eurovision Singers(Finland)


Falco(Hans Holzel)


Austrian rap, pop, and rock musician.

Fendrich, Reinhard


Austrian singer, songwriter, and entertainer.
His music, written in Viennese German, is very popular in Austria.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Ferre, Leo


French singer

Finnish Entertainers


1. Hamony Sisters;
2. Olavi Virta-singer;
3. Georg Halmsten-composer;
4. Topi Karki-composer, Helismaa-lyricist;
5. Tapio Raulavaara-singer;
6. Esa Parkatinan-musician,actor

Fitzgerald, Ella


(1917-1996), Known as "Lady Ella" and the "First Lady of Song", one of the most influental jazz vocalists.

Folksong Singers-Russia


1. Leonid Utesov;
2. Mark Bernes;
3. Claudia Shuicenko;
4. Lidia Rusianova;
5. Bulat Okudzhava;
6. Vladmir Vistosky;
7. Viktor Tsui;
8. Igor Talkov

Folksong Singers-US


Freire, Osman Perez


Chilean singer

Gardel, Carlos


(1887-1935), the most prominent figure in the history of Tango, commonly referred to as "Carlos", "The King of Tango".

Handy, William Christopher


(1873-1958), a blue composer and musician, often known as the "Father of the Blues".
Handy remains the most influential of American songwriters.

Hilario, Augusto


(1864-1896), Portugalese singer.

Icelandic Performers


Imamovic, Zaim


Bosnian popular sevdalinka performer, popular song singer.

Irish Performers


Irish Pop Music Performers


Israel Singers


















1. Zohar Argov-The Flower in My Garden;
2. Sasha Argov-Lonely Street Light;
3. Meir Ariel-Goldberg Field;
4. Yossi Banai-Me Simon and Little Moiz;
5. Shoshana Damari-Anemones;
6, Moshe Wilensky-Lighthouse;
7. Ofra Hazza-Aprayer;
8. Uzi Hitman-Lord of the Universe;
9. Arik Lavie-The Train Engine Song;
10. Ehud Manor-I have No Other Land;
11. Yair Rosenblum-Song of Peace;
12. Naomi Shemer-Jerusalem Gold.

Jara, Victor Lidio Jara Martinez


Chilean singer-songwriter.

Jaramillo, Julio


Ecaudorian singer, composer and performer, great "Pasillo" performer of Ecaudorian music history.

Jazz Musicians-US


Jazz Musicians-Belgium


Jazz Musicians-France


Michael Petrucciari(1962-99),
Sidney Bechet(1897-1959),
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Louis Armstrong(1901-71),
Duke Ellington(1899-1974),
Ella Fitzgerald(1918-96),
Stephane Grappelli(1908-97)

Jazz Musicians


Jobim, Antonio Carlos


Brazilian singer