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- January 1st 1995
by St. Martin's Press
(first published 1993)
- Date of birth: December 21, 1940
- Died: December 04, 1993
- Born: in Baltimore, The United States.
- Description: Frank Vincent Zappa was an American composer, musician, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa established himself as a prolific and highly distinctive composer, electric guitar player and band leader. He worked in almost every musical genre and wrote music for rock bands, jazz ensembles, synthesizers and symphony orchestra, as well as musique concrète works constructed from pre-recorded, synthesized or sampled sources. In addition to his music recordings, he created feature-length and short films, music videos, and album covers.
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