Musicians From Maryland

Maryland has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Frank Vincent Zappa, Benji Madden, James Brown, Toni Braxton, Adam Duritz and others.

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 1 Frank Vincent Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 4, 1993

Frank Zappa was an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and bandleader. Widely regarded as one of the most stylistically diverse and innovative rock musicians of his generation, Zappa was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list in 2004. Zappa's works have influenced other musicians like Alice Cooper, Jimi Hendrix, Simon Phillips, Steve Vai, and Warren DeMartini.

 2 Philip Glass

Philip Glass
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Famous As: Founder of the Philip Glass Ensemble
Birthdate: January 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 3 James Brown

James Brown
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Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 25, 2006

Referred to by honorific nicknames, such as Godfather of Soul, James Brown was a prominent figure of 20th century music. A progenitor of funk music, Brown influenced the development of many music genres. An inductee of the Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame, Brown is ranked seventh in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list.

 4 Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton
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Famous As: American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthdate: October 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Soul and R&B sensation Toni Braxton initially performed with her sisters in The Braxtons. She won three of her seven Grammys with her debut album. Known for her Billboard-charters such as Un-break My Heart, she also collaborated with Babyface, competed in Dancing with the Stars, and produced Braxton Family Values.

 5 Benji Madden

Benji Madden
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces

Along with his identical twin brother, Joel Madden, Benji Madden has been one of the greatest musical duos as far as twin siblings are concerned. A huge fan of tattoos, Benji Madden has several tattoos, including one of Benjamin Franklin, which is so big that it covers his entire back!

 6 Lisa Loeb

Lisa Loeb
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces

 7 6lack

6lack
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
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 8 Eva Cassidy

Eva Cassidy
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 2, 1996

 9 Sisqó

Sisqó
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 10 Mutulu Shakur

Mutulu Shakur
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Famous As: Musical artist
Birthdate: August 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo

 11 Jerry Leiber

Jerry Leiber
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: April 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 22, 2011

 12 Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

 13 Lloyd Banks

Lloyd Banks
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

 14 Adam Duritz

Adam Duritz
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo

 15 Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 16 Divine

Divine
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra

Divine is an Indian rapper who achieved popularity after releasing his song, Yeh Mera Bombay, in 2013. He has also contributed to the soundtracks of several Bollywood films like Mukkabaaz, Blackmail, and Gully Boy. Over the years, Divine has received prestigious awards like Filmfare Award and Global Indian Music Academy Award.

 17 James Ransone

James Ransone
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini

 18 John Fahey

John Fahey
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: February 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 2001

 19 Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman
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Famous As: Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 14, 1991

 20 Lio Rush

Lio Rush
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Kurt Hugo Schneider

Kurt Hugo Schneider
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Famous As: Video editor
Birthdate: September 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo

 22 Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 23 Bill Callahan

Bill Callahan
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini

 24 Gina Schock

Gina Schock
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo

 25 Monica Dogra

Monica Dogra
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Famous As: Best known as one half of the electro-rock duo Shaa'ir and Func
Birthdate: October 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 26 John Patrick Amedori

John Patrick Amedori
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

 27 George Fisher

George Fisher
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer

 28 Kevin Levrone

Kevin Levrone
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer

 29 Chester Thompson

Chester Thompson
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Famous As: Drummer, Jazz musician, Organist
Birthdate: December 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 30 Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell
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Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: March 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces

 31 Chick Webb

Chick Webb
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 10, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 16, 1939

 32 Bernard Purdie

Bernard Purdie
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: June 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini

 33 Jon Theodore

Jon Theodore
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: December 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 34 Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: February 7, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 12, 1983

 35 Greg Hawkes

Greg Hawkes
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Famous As: Keyboardist
Birthdate: October 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra

 36 Larry Adler

Larry Adler
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 6, 2001

 37 Dennis Chambers

Dennis Chambers
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

 38 Lester Bowie

Lester Bowie
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 8, 1999

 39 John Stanier

John Stanier
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo

 40 Gary Bartz

Gary Bartz
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Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: September 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra

 41 John Christ

John Christ
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Famous As: Musician, Guitarist
Birthdate: February 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces

 42 Erik Darling

Erik Darling
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: September 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 3, 2008

 43 Gil Goldstein

Gil Goldstein
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Famous As: Pianist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Benny Waters

Benny Waters
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 11, 1998

 45 Dee Carstensen

Dee Carstensen
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 46 YBN Glizzy

YBN Glizzy
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio