Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (18 March 1844 – 21 June 1908) was one of five Russian composers known as The Five (along with Alexander Borodin and Modest Musorgsky), and was later a teacher of harmony and orchestration. He is particularly noted for a predilection for folk and fairy-tale subjects, and for his extraordinary skill in orchestration, which may have been influenced by his synesthesia.
Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (November 3, 1801 – September 23, 1835) was an Italian opera composer. Known for his flowing melodic line, Bellini was the quintessential composer of Bel canto opera. Born in Catania, Sicily, Italy, Bellini was a child prodigy from a highly musical family and legend has it he could sing an air of Valentino Fioravanti at eighteen months, began studying music theory at two, the piano at three, and by the age of five could play well. His first composition dates from his sixth year.
Saade (formerly Sade) is a two-piece rock band based in Prague, Czech republic, formed in 2009. The band's sound is heavy, deriving influences from 70s hard rock, 90s grunge, psychedelic and stoner rock, with deep guitarlines and blues-inspired feeling. The lyrics are dark and somewhat disturbing. Think Kyuss, Goatsnake, Dinosaur Jr. or Melvins (goes pop). The band comprises of Tomas (guitar, vocals, lyrics, also playing guitar for sunshine genocide) and Simon (drums, formerly of The Ritchie Success).
Norman Connors (born March 1, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, producer, and headliner, who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He had some big R&B hits of the day, especially in the area love ballads and songs with a positive statement in both titles and lyrics. Connors became interested in jazz as a child, and began playing drums early, once sitting in for Elvin Jones at a John Coltrane performance he attended while in middle school.
There is more than one artist with this name:
1) NO NAME is a stand alone sub-group of the Japanese idol group AKB48.
AKB48 received their first television anime series entitled AKB0048. This anime series is directed by Yoshimasa Hiraike, and is planned and supervised by AKB48 producer Yasushi Akimoto 9 members of AKB48 and its sister groups were selected to voice the main anime characters after a public audition.
Mango is a name that has been used more than once: (1) An Israeli pop - girl band.
(2) A popular Italian singer.
(3) A pop band from Lithuania.
(4) A alternative punk / ska band from Rīga, Latvia.
(5) A progressive house producer and DJ from Moscow, Russia. Mango (1):
A Israeli pop girl band, that worked between between the years 1988-1991, originated from the Israeli Defense Forces - Northern Command Band.
Nikolai Lugansky (Николай Луганский) is a Russian pianist, born on April 26th, 1972 in Moscow. He is considered to be one of the best classical pianists and has performed with the likes of Vadim Repin, Alexander Kniazev, Joshua Bell, Yuri Bashmet and Mischa Maisky, among others. As well as performing and recording, Lugansky teaches at the Moscow Conservatory.
The Four Seasons (since 1967, known off and on as Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons - although not shown that way on any of their hit records), is an American pop and rock group from Newark, NJ. They also had a sound somewhat reminiscent of doo-wop, although they were not thought of as a doo wop quartet. By the mid 1960s, The Four Seasons had become an internationally famous rock and roll group. In 1960, the group known as The Four Lovers evolved into The Four Seasons...
Gerald Raphael Finzi (1901-1956) was an English composer, whose popularity has increased considerably in the years since his death. Born on 14th July 1901 in London, the son of an Italian Jewish father and a German Jewish mother, Finzi nevertheless became one of the most characteristically English composers of his generation. Despite being an agnostic, he wrote some inspired and imposing Christian choral music.