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Biography:
Birth Name: Frank Vincent Zappa
Born: 1940/12/21
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 1993/12/04
Years Active: 1950s–1993
Genres: Rock, Jazz, Fusion, Classical, Avant-garde, Experimental, Progressive Rock

Frank Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. Zappa was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Zappa was often sick as a child, suffering from asthma, earaches and sinus problems. His health worsened when he lived in Baltimore. In 1952, his family relocated for reasons of health. They next moved to Monterey, California, where his father taught metallurgy at the Naval Postgraduate School. They...

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Albums:

Bis 40-Year Sampler

Encores

Just Another Band From L.A.

Have I Offended Someone?

Bongo Fury

Joe's Garage Acts I, II & III

You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 5

Waka/Jawaka

You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 3

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Popular Movies:
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200 Motels
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