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Ute Lemper

Ute Lemper (born July 4, 1963) is a German chanteuse and actress. Born in Münster, she graduated from the Dance Academy in Cologne and the Max Reinhardt Seminary Drama School in Vienna. Her diverse credits include musicals, such as her breakthrough role in the original Viennese cast of the Cats, the title role in Peter Pan, a recreation of the Marlene Dietrich-created Lola in The Blue Angel, the original European Sally Bowles in a Paris production of Cabaret, and the original London revival Velma Kelly in Chicago.

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Sweeney Todd

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Sweeney Todd is a 1970's Canadian Glam-Rock Band. Formed in Vancouver, British Columbia during 1975, the band originally consisted of vocalist Nick Gilder, guitarist Jim McCulloch, bassist Budd Marr, keyboardist Dan Gaudin and drummer John Booth. The single, "Roxy Roller", became a #1 hit in Canada winning a Juno Award for the band, but Gilder and McCulloch subsequently left the band to pursue solo careers. (Gilder subsequently had hits with "Hot Child In The City," "Here Comes the Night" and "(You Really) Rock Me".)

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Becky Taylor

Becky is one of the few female exponents of the Uilleann or Irish Pipes in England today. Well renowned as a solo performer and teacher, Becky has performed at folk festivals and events in the UK & Europe for the last 20 years. Her debut album was released in December 2002 to critical acclaim throughout the folk scene. This was followed by the publication of her tunebook in December 2003 which showcased a selection of compositions from her unique repertoire.

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Danny Elfman

Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American , best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music for television and film and creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the 1989 Batman movie theme. He has scored the majority of the films for his long-time friend Tim Burton. Born in Los Angeles, he entered the film industry in 1976, initially as an actor. He made his film scoring debut in 1980 for the film Forbidden Zone directed by his older brother Richard Elfman.

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Starlight Express

Starlight express is an Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical penned originally as a bed-time story for his child/children and is performed on roller skates. The story is one with so many levels which is bound to keep the whole audience interested; for the children, there's the speed of the skates, the chick flick lovers will instantly see the relationship between the two lead characters as it develops, and the more general watchers will see the traditional story of the underdog beating his rivals to achieve the ultimate goal.

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