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Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
Kurt Cobain
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Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Died: April 5, 1994

Gaining fame as a member of the rock band Nirvana, singer-songwriter and musician Kurt Cobain was often heralded as a spokesman of Generation X. He is considered to be one of the most influential musicians in the history of alternative rock. He enjoyed tremendous professional success, but his personal life was troubled. He died of suicide at just 27.

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Jon Bon Jovi
(Founder and Frontman of The Rock Band "Bon Jovi")
Jon Bon Jovi
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Birthdate: March 2, 1962
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States

Known as the iconic founder of the popular rock band Bon Jovi, Jon Bon Jovi is a record producer and singer-songwriter. In 2012, he was named in Billboard magazine's The Most Powerful and Influential People In The Music Business list. Also a well-known philanthropist, he founded the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation in an attempt to eradicate poverty and homelessness.

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Quincy Jones
(Musician and Second Most Oscar-Nominated African American)
Quincy Jones
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Birthdate: March 14, 1933
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Regarded as one of the most popular and influential jazz musicians of the previous century, Quincy Jones is known for his work with other legendary artists like Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra. As the first African-American to find success at the Academy Awards ceremony, Quincy has influenced a host of black musicians and songwriters.

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Frédéric Chopin
(Polish Composer and Virtuoso Pianist of the Romantic Period)
Frédéric Chopin
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Birthdate: March 1, 1810
Birthplace: Żelazowa Wola, Poland
Died: October 17, 1849

Romantic Era virtuoso pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin, nicknamed The Poet of the Piano, is remembered as the inventor of the instrumental ballade. The legendary composer mostly created solo piano masterpieces but also experimented with piano concertos and chamber pieces. He was influenced by Bach, Mozart, and Polish folk music.

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James Taylor
(Singer-Songwriter & Musician - One of the Best-Selling Artists of All Time)
James Taylor
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Birthdate: March 12, 1948
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Five-time Grammy Award-winning folk singer James Taylor is best known for his hits You've Got a Friend and Fire and Rain. One of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has also won the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Lou Reed
(Lead Guitarist, Vocalist & Principal Songwriter of the Rock Band “The Velvet Underground”)
Lou Reed
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Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 27, 2013
Lou Reed redefined the glam rock genre with his album Transformer. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee initially wrote sings for Pickwick Records and performed with the Velvet Underground. He then released 20 solo albums. His parents had made him go through electro-shock therapy to “cure” his bisexuality.
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David Gilmour
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Record producer)
David Gilmour
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Birthdate: March 6, 1946
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England

Pink Floyd guitarist/singer David Gilmour helped the band become one of the best-selling acts ever. One of Rolling Stone magazine’s greatest guitarists of all time, he has also been an advocate of animal rights and other causes. He once auctioned off 120 guitars, including his iconic Black Strat, for charity.

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Smokey Robinson
(Ffounder and Front Man of the Motown Vocal Group 'The Miracles')
Smokey Robinson
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Birthdate: February 19, 1940
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Singer, songwriter, and record producer, Smokey Robinson, first gained fame as the founder and frontman of the vocal group, The Miracles, in the 1950s. He embarked on an equally successful solo career after leaving the group. He is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.

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Rick Rubin
(Record Producer)
Rick Rubin
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Birthdate: March 10, 1963
Birthplace: Lido Beach

A record producer, Rick Rubin is the former co-president of Columbia Records and a co-founder of Def Jam Recordings. By promoting the musical groups  Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, and Public Enemy, he helped popularize hip hop music. He has been named on Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World.

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Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
(Baroque Composer & Virtuoso Violinist Known for His Violin Concertos 'The Four Seasons')
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
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Birthdate: March 4, 1678
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: July 28, 1741

Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, and teacher, Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, is regarded as one of the greatest Baroque composers. He was extremely popular during his lifetime and composed many instrumental concertos and operas. He was also a Roman Catholic priest and worked at a home for abandoned children. Even though he died in 1741, his music continues to be popular.

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George Frideric Handel
(German-British Composer Known for His Works: ‘Water Music’ and ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’)
George Frideric Handel
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Birthdate: February 23, 1685
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759

George Frideric Handel was a Baroque composer renowned for his oratorios, operas, anthems, and organ concertos. A great composer, Handel's works had a strong influence on popular Classical-era composers like Beethoven and Mozart. George Frideric Handel's life and work have also inspired several films, such as the 1942 British biographical film The Great Mr. Handel.

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Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
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Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 24, 2017
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Timbaland
(Rapper, Record Producer)
Timbaland
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Birthdate: March 10, 1972
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia

Timbaland is an American rapper, DJ, singer, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. He is credited with founding a record label named 'Mosley Music Group' (MMG) and has since received appreciation for his production style. He is also credited with pioneering a technique to create a distinctive sound using breakbeats, which was influential in the rise of UK garage.

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Mike Love
(Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'The Beach Boys')
Mike Love
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Birthdate: March 15, 1941
Birthplace: California, United States

Mike Love is an American singer-songwriter. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Beach Boys. Over the years, Love has contributed to the success of the band as one of their main vocalists and lyricists. Although his lyrics reflected the youth culture throughout the 1960s, they started accommodating themes like meditation after he started practicing Transcendental Meditation.

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Rihanna
(One of the Best-Selling Female Pop and R&B Artist In History)
Rihanna
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Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados

For anyone who has a penchant for music, Rihanna needs no introduction. Born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Rihanna is one of the most influential names in the music and fashion industry. Her effortless singing, catchy tunes and inimitable dance moves have won her eight Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards and two BRIT Awards.

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George Harrison
(Achieved Fame As the Lead Guitarist of the Beatles)
George Harrison
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Birthdate: February 25, 1943
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 29, 2001

Gaining fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band, the Beatles, English musician, George Harrison, helped broaden the scope of popular music in the Western world. He was also successful as a solo performer and released many best-selling albums. He was named in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

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Tony Iommi
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Songwriter)
Tony Iommi
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Birthdate: February 19, 1948
Birthplace: Birmingham

Black Sabbath lead guitarist Tony Iommi was named one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Known for his signature black leather jacket and silver cross neckpiece, he is fond of playing dark guitar tones. While he successfully beat lymphoma, the cancer was in remission later.

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Queen Latifah
(Best Known as 'Queen of Rap')
Queen Latifah
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Birthdate: March 18, 1970
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Queen Latifah is an American musician and actress whose song U.N.I.T.Y. played a major role in raising awareness about women's rights worldwide. Dubbed Queen of Jazz-Rap, Latifah has influenced several soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists like Remy Ma, Lil' Kim, Ivy Queen, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, and Eve among other artists. As an actress, Latifah has won several prestigious awards.

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Jimmy Iovine
(Record executive, media proprietor best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records)
Jimmy Iovine
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Birthdate: March 11, 1953
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Tyler, The Creator
(Co-Founder of The Alternative Hip Hop Group 'Odd Future')
Tyler, The Creator
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Birthdate: March 6, 1991
Birthplace: Ladera Heights, California, United States
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Rory Gallagher
(57th Greatest Guitarist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rory Gallagher
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Birthdate: March 2, 1948
Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Ireland
Died: June 14, 1995

Known for his powerful blues rock performances, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher was part of the band Taste. Though The Rolling Stones offered him an opportunity to replace guitarist Mick Taylor, he rejected it. A heavy drinker, he died of complications after a liver transplant surgery at age 47.

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Jack Harlow
(Rapper)
Jack Harlow
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Birthdate: March 13, 1998
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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Karen Carpenter
(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
Karen Carpenter
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Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4, 1983

One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.

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Bad Bunny
(Puerto Rican Rapper, Singer-Songwriter & Record Producer)
Bad Bunny
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Birthdate: March 10, 1994
Birthplace: Almirante Sur, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny won a Latin Grammy for his debut album, X 100pre. His album YHLQMDLG was the highest-charting all-Spanish album on Billboard 200. He was the only male to be featured on a Playboy cover, apart from Hugh Hefner, and also released a COVID-19-inspired song on SoundCloud.
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Seal
(Singer-songwriter)
Seal
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Birthdate: February 19, 1963
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Seal is a British singer and songwriter. He has received several prestigious awards over the course of his career. Also known for his charity work, Seal has performed at several charity events in an attempt to help non-profit organizations, such as the Make It Right Foundation.

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Rebecca Marie Gomez
(Hip-Hop Singer who Gained from Her Single 'Shower')
Rebecca Marie Gomez
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Birthdate: March 2, 1997
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States

Singer, songwriter, and actress Rebecca Marie Gomez first gained prominence when she started posting her covers of popular songs online. Some of these uploads went viral and gained her mainstream attention. She has since released many songs and albums and has worked in collaboration with musical stars like Cody Simpson and Cher Lloyd. 

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Max Martin
(Music Producer and Songwriter Known for His Hit Singles ‘As Long as You Love Me,’ ‘Baby One More Time’)
Max Martin
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Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Record producer and songwriter Karl Martin Sandberg, better known as Max Martin, has created many 90s’ masterpieces such as Baby One More Time by Britney Spears and I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys. He is also an 11-time winner of the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award.

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Johnny Winter
(Guitarist who was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time")
Johnny Winter
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Birthdate: February 23, 1944
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States
Died: July 16, 2014
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Nat King Cole
(Singer and Jazz Pianist Best Known His Soft Baritone Voice)
Nat King Cole
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Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: February 15, 1965
Jazz pianist/singer Nat King Cole, father of singer Natalie Cole, is best remembered for tracks such as Too Young and Mona Lisa. His last album, L-O-V-E, was recorded while he battled lung cancer. With The Nat King Cole Show, he became the first African-American to host his own show.
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Brian Jones
(English Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer and Founder of the Rock Band 'The Rolling Stones')
Brian Jones
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Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Died: July 3, 1969

Brian Jones was an English musician credited with founding the world-renowned rock band, The Rolling Stones. He was also considered the original leader of the band before his fellow band members, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, took over the musical direction of the band. Jones became the first member of the infamous 27 Club, when he died at age 27.

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Andy Gibb
(Singer-songwriter, Actor)
Andy Gibb
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Birthdate: March 5, 1958
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: March 10, 1988
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Johnny Cash
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Johnny Cash
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Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12, 2003

Johnny Cash, the American singer, songwriter and actor, was known for sorrow, moral suffering and redemption themes in his music. His genre was country, rock and roll, blues, folk and gospel sounds and he is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Cash had issues with drinking and drug abuse. Later he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease.

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Josh Groban
(Singer-songwriter with Four Solo Multi-Platinum Certified Albums)
Josh Groban
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Birthdate: February 27, 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Josh Groban is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Groban had a major impact on the music industry right after making his debut. He has sold over 20 million albums inside a decade, with his first four solo albums receiving multi-platinum certifications. Also a well-known philanthropist, Groban has performed for several charity events.

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Emily Osment
(Actress, Singer, and Songwriter)
Emily Osment
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Birthdate: March 10, 1992
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Emily Osment is an American actress and singer-songwriter. After starting her career as a child artist, Osment went on to establish herself as a successful adult actress. Apart from being an actor and singer, Osment has had an impact as a philanthropist over the years; she works with organizations that educate children about the importance of caring for the environment.

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Suga
(Rapper and a Member of the South Korean Group ‘Boy Band BTS’)
Suga
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Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Birthplace: Buk District, Daegu, South Korea[
Min Yoon-gi, or Suga, gained fame as part of the South Korean pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, the first K-pop group to earn a Billboard award. His first solo mixtape was featured at the third spot of Billboard's World Albums Chart. Suga has also written many tracks.
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Maurice Ravel
(One of the Leading Composers of Impressionist Music, Known for His Orchestral Work "Boléro,")
Maurice Ravel
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Birthdate: March 7, 1875
Birthplace: Ciboure, France
Died: December 28, 1937
French impressionist composer Maurice Ravel is best known for his orchestral composition Boléro. He rejected the Legion d'honneur and all French awards. He was one the first composers to realize the importance of recording music to gain a wider reach. Most of his music consisted of piano and orchestration.
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Sly Stone
(Musician)
Sly Stone
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Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States
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Luke Combs
(Country Music Singer and Songwriter Known for His Album ‘What You See Is What You Get’)
Luke Combs
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Birthdate: March 2, 1990
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Luke Combs is an American singer-songwriter. The two studio albums, which he has released so far, have produced nine number-one songs on Billboard's Country Airplay chart. In his relatively short country music career so far, Luke Combs has had a major impact by winning prestigious awards, such as Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Jeff Daniels
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Birthdate: February 19, 1955
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States

Jeff Daniels is an American actor, playwright, and musician. Over the years, Daniels has played an influential role in the American entertainment business. In 1991, Daniels founded a not-for-profit organization called The Purple Rose Theatre Company, which offers an attractive apprenticeship program for youngsters looking for a career in theatre.

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Hozier
(Irish Singer-Songwriter)
Hozier
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Birthdate: March 17, 1990
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Irish blues/rock singer Hozier is best known for his track Take Me to Church, which became a Billboard Hot 100-charter and rocked the charts of several other countries apart from Ireland, such as Belgium and Canada. His songs exhibit religious imagery. He was previously part of the choral group Anúna.
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Method Man
(Rapper And Member Of Hip Hop Collective 'Wu-Tang Clan')
Method Man
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Birthdate: March 2, 1971
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States

Method Man is part of the hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman and Wu-Tang Clan. His collaborative single with Mary J. Blige, I'll Be There for You, won a Grammy. He has also appeared on the show Method & Red, in HBO series such as Oz, and in several films.

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Madison Beer
(Known for Her Singles "Dead" and "Home with You")
Madison Beer
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Birthdate: March 5, 1999
Birthplace: Jericho, New York, United States

American singer Madison Beer broke into the top 50 list of many music charts in the US when she featured in a new single in February 2015 by DJ Mako titled I Won't Let You Walk Away. Some of her other notable songs are Dead, Say It to My Face, Home with You, Good in Goodbye, Selfish, Stained Glass and Baby.

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Johnny Van Zant
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Birthdate: February 27, 1960
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
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Walter Becker
(Guitarist, Record producer)
Walter Becker
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Birthdate: February 20, 1950
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
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James Blunt
(Best Known for His Album "Back to Bedlam," One of the Best-Selling Albums in UK Chart History)
James Blunt
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Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Birthplace: Tidworth, Hampshire, England
Five-time Grammy nominee James Blunt topped international charts with his single You're Beautiful. His album Back to Bedlam recorded the highest sales in the U.K. in the 2000s. He is also concerned about climate change and is known for screening the environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth before his concerts.
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Jason Aldean
(Top-Selling Country Music Artist Known for Hit Singles like 'Why,' 'The Truth' and 'Dirt Road Anthem')
Jason Aldean
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Birthdate: February 28, 1977
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States

Jason Aldean is an American singer and songwriter known for his work in the country music genre. One of the most decorated male country music singers of his generation, Aldean has many platinum-certified albums under his belt. Also a philanthropist, Aldean has raised nearly $4 million for cancer research and continues to work towards raising awareness about breast cancer research.

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will.i.am
(American Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Founding and Lead Member of the Musical Group ‘Black Eyed Peas’)
will.i.am
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Birthdate: March 15, 1975
Birthplace: Eastside Los Angeles, California, United States
Rapper and music producer William James Adams Jr., better known as “will.i.am,” is a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas. He went solo later and released tracks such as the NBA Live theme Go! The seven-time Grammy-winning artist also wrote Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign theme Yes We Can.
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Michael Bolton
(Member of the Rock Band 'Blackjack' Who Became Known for His Series of 'Pop Rock Ballads')
Michael Bolton
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Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter who has sold over 75 million records so far. Apart from recording several top 10 albums on the Billboard charts, Bolton also has several prestigious awards under his belt, such as Grammy Awards. Also known for his charity work, Bolton set up the Michael Bolton Foundation in order to aid children and women.

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Bret Michaels
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Birthdate: March 15, 1963
Birthplace: Butler, Pennsylvania

Singer-songwriter and musician Bret Michaels first gained fame as the frontman of the rock band Poison. He also performs as a solo artist and has released many albums. He is an occasional actor as well and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

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Gioachino Rossini
(Italian composer Best Known for His Operas: ‘The Barber of Seville’, ‘La Cenerentola’ and ‘Semiramide’)
Gioachino Rossini
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Birthdate: February 29, 1792
Birthplace: Pesaro, Italy
Died: November 13, 1868

Gioachino Rossini was an Italian composer best remembered for composing 39 operas before retiring at the peak of his popularity when he was still in his 30s. Such is his influence on modern-day virtuosi that many of them have created piano fantasies or transcriptions based on Gioachino Rossini's melodies.