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Birth Name: Francis Vincent Zappa

Born: 21 December 1940 Died: 4 December 1993

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Adelaide Gail Sloatman


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Description: Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. Jazz isn't dead, it just smells funny. Of all the qualities that typified Frank Zappa, perhaps the most striking is that he was a paradox. A workaholic perfectionist rock star who eschewed the hippie culture of the 1960s, deploring its conformism, spurious ideals and drug use, Zappa was not only a brilliant rock guitarist but an orchestral compos ... (more)
Tags: Fusion (4), Experimental (3), Eccentric (3), Born 1940 (3), Died 1993 (3), Died Aged 52 (3), Humor (2), 80s (2), 70s (2), Progressive Rock (2), Cancer (2), American (2), Deceased (2), Guitar God (2), Prostate Cancer (2), Sagittarius (2), Steve Vai (2), 60s (1), Dweezil Zappa (1), Sting (1)
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"CLASS OF 1995PERFORMERSFRANK ZAPPA● ROCK ● BLUES ● EXPERIMENTAL ● JAZZ ● CLASSICAL ●● POP ● AVANT-GARDE ● DOO-WOP ●FRANK VINCENT ZAPPA Born: 21 December 1940 Died 4 December 1993 RIAA CERTIFICATIONS- = STUDIO ALBUMS = - ► Gold: 2 ◄KEY SONGSBrown Shoes Don't Make It (1967) - with 'The Mothers of Invention'- selected for 'The 660 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll'Montana (1973) - with 'The Mothers'- selected for 'The 660 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll' "


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