Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

Born: December 21, 1940

Died: December 4, 1993

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, conductor, producer

Biography: Frank Vincent Zappa was an American composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, recording engineer, record producer and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers.

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Source/Notes: Interview (5 March 1969), broadcast on Pop Chronicles, Show 14 - Big Rock Candy Mountain: Rock 'n' roll in the late fifties. Part 4

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