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Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri
Rebecca is a proponent and teacher of missional learning, researching and practicing at the intersection of intellect, spirituality, and activism, including the spirituality of music and its myriad of uses in an integrative the...
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Bernice Johnson Reagon (born Bernice Johnson on October 4, 1942) is a song leader, composer, scholar, and social activist, who was a founding member of the SNCC Freedom Singers in the Albany Movement. in Georgia. In 1973 she fo...
Author
Monique Buzzarté
Monique Buzzarté (born in San Pedro, California, United States on August 26, 1960) is a composer, trombonist, and activist who coordinated a worldwide effort on behalf of the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM), le...
Author
Frank Zappa
Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, activist and filmmaker. His work was characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satir...
Composer
Jose Antonio Abreu
José Antonio Abreu Anselmi (born May 7, 1939) is a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician best known for his association with El Sistema. He was honored with the 2009 Latin Grammy...
Conductor
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本 龍一, Sakamoto Ryūichi, born January 17, 1952) (Japanese pronunciation: [sakamoto ɾʲɯːit͡ɕi̥]) is a Japanese musician, composer, record producer, pianist, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and ...
Author
Nina Simone
Nina Simone (; born Eunice Kathleen Waymon; February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement. Her music spanned a broad range of musical styles...
Performer
THEODORE BIKEL
Uncut (2015) , No. 221, pp. 116
... American musicians to become political and social activists. ...
... activists. Selected responses from readers and musicians are presented. ...
LEON BIBB
Uncut (2016) , No. 224, pp. 119
Activator
FRoots (1999) Vol. 20, No. 7-8, pp. 31, 33
... . Recognizes Raitt as one of the most powerful activists and feminist icons in the music industry. ...
... A commentary discusses the dearth of music education in public schools and encourages readers to be activists for music education. ...