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Monty Python

Monty Python is a comedy troupe of 4 Englishmen (John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Eric Idle), 1 Welshman (Terry Jones) and 1 American (Terry Gilliam), best known for their legendary and influential sketch comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus" (which ran for four seasons from 1969 to 1974). The troupe also wrote and starred in the films "And Now for Something Completely Different" (1971), "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (1975), "Monty Python's Life of Brian" (1979), "Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl" (1982) and "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life" (1983).

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Adam Pascal

Adam Pascal (born October 25, 1970) is an American actor. He is best known for originating the role of Roger Davis in Jonathan Larson's musical Rent. Pascal was born to a Jewish family in The Bronx, New York, but raised in Syosset, Long Island. Though he started as a rock musician playing in a number of bands he formed with his schoolmates, Pascal became drawn to musical theater. At the suggestion of his high school friend's (Idina Menzel who played Maureen in Rent) boyfriend he auditioned for the role of Roger in Rent and was cast.

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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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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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Grease

Ezra 'Grease' Sebastian is a rapper.
For the other hip-hopper see Dame Grease. If you are using "Grease" as an artist name for the Grease soundtrack, please change to the correct artist; John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, etc. The easiest way is to use Picard.

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Frances Ruffelle

From her official website, www.francesruffelle.com: Frances created the role of Eponine in "Les Miserables", in London's West End and on Broadway, for which she won the Tony Award, the Helen Hayes Award, Theatreworld Award and Outer Critic's Circle Award for Best Actress. She has recorded three solo albums, as well as a chant album with Sam Bonner as paTala

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Jerry Goldsmith

Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was a famous and prolific American film score composer from Los Angeles, California. Goldsmith was nominated for eighteen Academy Awards (winning one, for The Omen), and also won five Emmy Awards. Goldsmith learned to play the piano at age six. At fourteen, he studied composition, theory and counterpoint with teachers Jacob Gimpel and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

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Sophie

This title refers to at least three recording artists: 1) Elena Ferretti stands behind the alias Sophie, an Italo Disco - Eurobeat project set in the late 80s and early 90s.
Sophie released several albums such as My World, Tales To Tell, or My name is... Sophie.
2) Sophie (real name Arlette Hecket, born 9 October, 1944) was a girlfriend of one of the members of the group Les Champions, Sophie and sang with them in December 1962 in Olympia under the name Jenny Hahn. Olympia director Bruno Coquatrix was impressed, and presented her to Johnny Stark.

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