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  • Tom Waits 0 CommentsPosted by on October 4, 2010 under Actor, Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Tom Waits Biography Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits was born on December 7, 1949, is an American singer-songwriter, composer & actor. Waits has a distinctive voice, named by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, & then taken outside and run over w/ a car." with this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-... more.
  • Pete Yorn 0 CommentsPosted by on September 10, 2010 under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Pete Yorn Biography Peter Joseph Yorn was born on July 27, 1974 in Montville, New Jersey, United States. He is an American singer-songwriter & guitarist who 1st attained international recognition after his debut record, Musicforthemorningafter, was released to critical acclaim in 2001. Yorn's father is a dentist and his mother is a former concert pianist who worked as a teacher. His brother... more.
  • Jonathan Coulton 0 CommentsPosted by on under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Jonathan Coulton Biography Jonathan Coulton was born on December 1, 1970, is an American singer-songwriter, famous for his songs containing themes of geek culture as well as his rise to popularity through the use of the Internet. Among his most favorite songs are Re: Your Brains and Still Alive, the latter of which played over the end credits of the video game Portal. A former computer programm... more.
  • Ingrid Michaelson 0 CommentsPosted by on September 9, 2010 under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Ingrid Michaelson Biography Michaelson was born to artistic parents. Her father is a composer and her mother is a sculptor. Michaelson took up piano at age four, and trained until seven at Manhattan's Third Street Music School, continuing for many more years at the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island's Dorothy Delson Kuhn Music Institute. While there she met vocal coach Elizabeth McCulloug... more.
  • Dave Matthews 0 CommentsPosted by on under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Dave Matthews Biography David John "Dave" Matthews was born on January 9, 1967. Matthews was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the third of four children born to John and Valerie Matthews. At 2 years old, Matthews' family immigrated to Yorktown Heights in Westchester County, New York, where his father, a physicist, started working for IBM. He is a South African-born American musician and acto... more.
  • Tyrese Gibson 0 CommentsPosted by on under Actor, Model, Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Tyrese Gibson Biography Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born on December 30, 1979, also known as Tyrese, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, former fashion model & MTV VJ. After releasing several albums, he transitioned into films, with lead roles in several Hollywood films. Gibson was born in Los Angeles, California, growing up in the Watts neighborhood. His mother, Priscil... more.
  • Billy Corgan 0 CommentsPosted by on September 7, 2010 under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Billy Corgan Biography William Patrick "Billy" Corgan, Jr. was born on March 17, 1967, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional poet who is, along with James Iha, the founding member of The Smashing Pumpkins. Corgan started playing shows around Chicago, Illinois with guitarist James Iha, and a drum machine in 1987. The project quickly gained steam with the addition of bassist... more.
  • Imogen Heap 0 CommentsPosted by on September 6, 2010 under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Imogen Heap Biography Heap's mother and her father separated when she was twelve. Heap attended the private, Quaker, Friend's School  in Saffron Walden. By age thirteen, she had begun writing songs. She had already played music from an early age, and is classically trained in several instruments including piano, cello and clarinet. She later taught herself to play the guitar and drums, and sub... more.
  • Ben Kweller 0 CommentsPosted by on under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Ben Kweller Biography Ben Kweller was born in San Francisco, CA in 1981. In 1982, his family relocated to Emory, Texas, where his father, Howard Kweller, became the town's first doctor. In 1986, the Kwellers moved to a much larger city, Greenville, TX.  Kweller was exposed to music at a very early age. Howard taught Ben how to play the drums when he was seven years old. For the next year, they... more.
  • Nelly Furtado 0 CommentsPosted by on August 13, 2010 under Recording Artist, SONG WRITER
    Nelly FurtadoBiography Furtado was born on December 2, 1978, in Victoria, British Columbia to Portuguese parents, Maria Manuela and António José Furtado, both immigrants from the Azores. She was named after Soviet gymnast Nellie Kim. Her parents were born on São Miguel Island and immigrated to Canada in the late 1960s.  Her siblings are Michael Anthony and Lisa Anne. She was raised in a Rom... more.
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