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Kiri Te Kanawa
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José Ferrer
José Ferrer Esteve de Fujadas (in 19th-century France known as "Joseph Ferrer") (13 March 1835 – 7 March 1916) was a Spanish guitarist and composer.
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Martha Argerich
Martha Maria Argerich (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmarta arxeˈɾitʃ]; born June 5, 1941) is an Argentine classical pianist. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of her time.
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Sophie Yates
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Nadia Reisenberg
Nadia Reisenberg (14 July 1904 – 10 June 1983) was an American pianist of Lithuanian birth.
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Glenn Gould
Glenn Herbert Gould (25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the ...
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Marc-André Hamelin
Marc-André Hamelin, OC, CQ (born September 5, 1961), is a Canadian virtuoso pianist and composer. Hamelin is recognized worldwide for the originality and technical proficiency of his performances of the classic repertoire.
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John Kirkpatrick
John Kirkpatrick (18 March 1905 – 8 November 1991) was an American classical pianist and music scholar, best known for championing the works of Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Carl Ruggles, and Roy Harris. He gave the first comple...
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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...
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Yuri Bashmet
Yuri Abramovich Bashmet (Russian: Юрий Абрамович Башмет; born 24 January 1953) is a Russian conductor, violinist, and violist.
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Michael Gordon
Michael Gordon (born July 20, 1956) is an American composer and co-founder of the Bang on a Can music collective and festival.
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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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Maria Callas
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977), was a Greek-American soprano, and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised he...
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Ralph Kirkpatrick
Ralph Leonard Kirkpatrick (; June 10, 1911 – April 13, 1984) was an American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist. He is best known for his chronological catalog of Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas.
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Montserrat Caballé
Montserrat Caballé is a Spanish operatic soprano. She has sung a wide variety of roles, but Caballé is best known as an exponent of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi.
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Renata Scotto
Renata Scotto is an Italian soprano and opera director. Recognized for her sense of style, her musicality, and as a remarkable singer-actress, Scotto is considered one of the preeminent singers of her generation, specializing i...
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Mark O'Connor
Mark O'Connor (born August 5, 1961, Seattle) is an American bluegrass, jazz and country violinist, fiddler, composer and music teacher. O'Connor has received numerous awards for both his playing and his composition. As a teenag...
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Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century.
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Vladimir Feltsman
Vladimir Oskarovich Feltsman (Russian: Владимир Оскарович Фельцман, Vladimir Oskarovič Feltsman (born 1952) is a Russian-American classical pianist, particularly noted for his devotion to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
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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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