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Pete Townshend
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and main songwriter for the rock band The Who. His c...
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Billie Holiday
Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
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Hope Temple
Hope Temple, born as Alice Maude (called "Dotie") Davis (27 December 1859 – 10 May 1938) was an Irish songwriter and composer. She was also known as "Mrs. André Messager".
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Carl Bohm
Carl Bohm (also known as Carl Bohm, Henry Cooper [pseudonym] and Karl Bohm) (11 September 1844 – 4 April 1920) was a German pianist and composer. Bohm is regarded as one of the leading German songwriters of the 19th century, ...
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Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered ...
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Plácido Domingo Jr.
Plácido Domingo Jr., also known as Plácido and Plácido Jr., is a Mexican-Spanish singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
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Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen CC GOQ (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships.
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Rod McKuen
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor. He was one of the best-selling poets in the United States during the late 1960s. Throughout his career, McKuen p...
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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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Billy Joel
William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-s...
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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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CLAUDIA ALIOTTA
I'm a singer and make researches about Irene Higginbotham. This year I have celebrated Centennial Birthday of this songwriter with an exibition and several concerts with the project "Good Morning Heartache: Song, Blues and unpu...
Harry Parr-Davies
Harry Parr-Davies (24 May 1914 – 14 October 1955) was a Welsh composer and songwriter. He was born Harry Parr Davies in Briton Ferry, Neath, South Wales and was a musical prodigy, having composed whole operettas by the time he ...
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Songwriter's Resource Guide
Keyboard (1997) Vol. 23, No. 11, pp. 44-46, 48
... Provides an extensive resource guide for songwriters including industry contacts, associations for ... songwriters, web sites, songwriting books, online book servcies, trade magazines, and magazines for songwriters. ...
... Provides advice to unpublished songwriters on seeking help from entertainment attorneys when ... dealing with music publishers and learning more about publishing contracts. Discusses why songwriters ... should work with an attorney, explains how an attorney can help songwriters protect their financial and ...
... The Pan South songwriters' festival, held every spring in Nashville, Tennessee, is discussed. The ... festival gives songwriters a chance to perform their songs their way, the way they wrote them. The ... Nashville Songwriters Association sponsors the event. Although country songwriters dominate the event, there are some pop and blues performers as well. ...
... Songwriters' circles are a great way to polish current songs and gain inspiration for new ones ... . Instructions for setting up a local songwriters' circle are provided. ...
... The author discusses the songwriters behind various hit country songs. She mentions Patty Griffin ... , Maia Sharp, Jason White, and Kim Richey. The author suggests looking up the songwriters on one's ... songwriters' versions of the hit songs. Having a song recorded by a bigger name can fuel songwriters' funds for doing their own albums. ...
... A directory is presented of services for songwriters and composers. ...
... A compilation that features four American singer-songwriters is reviewed. ...