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#615 – Leonard Bernstein / Richard Greene – 25 August 1918

Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic, from his conducting of concerts with most … Continue reading

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#563 David Helfgott / Michael Cochrane – 19 May 1947

David Helfgott David Helfgott (born 19 May 1947) is an Australian concert pianist. He is as well known for having schizoaffective disorder as he is for his piano playing. Helfgott’s life inspired the Oscar-winning film Shine. Michael Cochrane Michael Dundonald Cochrane (born 19 May 1947) is an English actor who … Continue reading

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#524 Phil Collins / Philip Whitchurch – 30 January 1951

Phil Collins Philip David Charles “Phil” Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist, author, session musician and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for British progressive rock group Genesis. Collins is one of only three recording artists (along with Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson) who have … Continue reading

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#482 Reg Presley / Chick Corea – 12 June 1941

Reg Presley Reg Presley (born Reginald Maurice Ball, 12 June 1941) is an English singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer with prominent 1960s rock and roll band The Troggs, whose biggest hit was “Wild Thing”. Chick Corea Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea (born June 12, 1941) is … Continue reading

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#410 Ross Brawn / Bruce Hornsby – 23 November 1954

Ross Brawn Ross James Brawn OBE (born 23 November 1954) is an English motorsport engineer and Formula One team principal. He has worked for a number of Formula One teams, serving as the technical director of the championship-winning Benetton and Ferrari teams. He took a sabbatical … Continue reading

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#458 Jamie Cullum / Grace Kim – 20 August 1979

Jamie Cullum Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English pop and jazz-pop singer-songwriter. Though he is primarily a vocalist/pianist he also accompanies himself on other instruments including guitar and drums. He performs in a wide range of styles and is … Continue reading

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#118 Willis Hall / André Previn – 06 April 1929

Willis Hall Willis Hall (6 April 1929 – 7 March 2005) was an English playwright and radio and television writer who drew on his working class roots in Leeds for much of his writings. His best remembered creation is probably Billy Liar (1960), co-written with life-long … Continue reading

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#5 Robert Duvall / Alfred Brendel – 05 January 1931

Robert Duvall Robert Selden Duvall (born 5 January 1931) is an American actor and director. Films: The Godfather , Apocalypse Now Alfred Brendel Alfred Brendel KBE (born 5 January 1931) is an Austrian pianist, born in Czechoslovakia and a resident of the United … Continue reading

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