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Phil Kline
Phil Kline is an American composer. After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in English literature, he formed the New York No Wave band The Del-Byzanteens in the early 1980s with filmmaker Jim Jarmusch and painte...
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Simon Rattle
Sir Simon Denis Rattle (born 19 January 1955) is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1980–98). Rattle has been...
Conductor
John Jacob Niles
John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892 – March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Called the "Dean of American Balladeers", Niles was an important influence on the American folk music rev...
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Ileana Cotrubas
Ileana Cotrubaș is a Romanian opera soprano whose career spanned from the 1960s to the 1980s. She was much admired for her acting skills and facility for singing opera in many different languages.
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Mary Chapin Carpenter
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C. clubs before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a coun...
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Hans Zimmer
Hans Florian Zimmer (German: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] ( listen); born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include The Lio...
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Ellen Taafe Zwilich
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (born April 30, 1939, in Miami, Florida) is an American composer, the first female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Her early works are marked by atonal exploration, but by the late 1980s she h...
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Beyond the '70s
JAZZIZ (2003) Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 34
... 1970s, but remained productive and successful in the 1980s and beyond. The top bands and artists from ... the 1980s, 1990s, and after are listed. An interview with 1980s fusion guitarist Randy Bernsen and photographs are included. ...
Love Canon
Relix (2015) Vol. 42, No. 7, pp. 18
... This article features Love Canon, and their proclivities for 1980s-style music. ...
CH-CH-CH-CH-CHANGES: The Yardbirds
Uncut (2013) , No. 191, pp. 48-49
... Photographs of the Yardbirds in the 1960s, 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s are provided, and various bandmembers reminisce about each other. ...
... The two-disc collection of field recordings of East African music made in the 1970s and 1980s is reviewed (Soundway Records). ...
... A compilation of songs released from the 1960s to the 1980s performed by singer Nina Simone is reviewed. ...
The Rockpalast Archive 1974-1980
Goldmine (2010) Vol. 36, No. 17, pp. 46-47
... A listing of prominent performances from the 1970s and 1980s on "Rockpalast", a long-running German live concert TV show, is presented. ...
Living in America - Music in the 1980s
Goldmine (2005) Vol. 31, No. 18, pp. 47, 53
... In a commentary, the author analyzes the excesses and extremes of music in the 1980s. The decade ...
... popularity and musical reputation since the 1980s. Her ascendency coincides with a burgeoning ... interest in chant by the general public in the late 1980s and 1990s. ...
... For nearly a decade, pop musicians have mined the music and style of the 1980s. Examples of how ... contemporary artists have covered 1980s songs, particularly those by the band Joy Division is discussed. ...