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1) Anderson, Laurie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American performance artist, b. Chicago. Originally a sculptor, she was influenced by Philip Glass and other avant-garde composers in the early 1970s and soon turned...

2) rap music. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as breakdancing. The word rap, derived from a 1960s slang word...

3) salsa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American popular music developed largely in New York City during the 1970s; its name is derived from the Spanish word for hot sauce. It is a mixture of various elements:...

4) Sinatra, Frank. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Francis Albert Sinatra), 1915-98, American singer and actor, b. Hoboken, N.J. During the late 1930s and early 40s he sang with the Harry James and Tommy Dorsey bands,...

5) electronic music. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Experiments in electronic tone production began soon after the invention of the vacuum tube. The first important instrument, the Theremin, invented by the Russian...

6) Berry, Chuck. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American rock music guitarist, singer, and songwriter, b. San Jose, Calif. He is widely regarded as one of the leading pioneers of rock music. His distinctive guitar...

7) Farrell, Eileen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American dramatic soprano, b. Willimantic, Conn. Farrell received her early musical training from her vaudvillian mother. Having begun singing on the radio, she made...

8) Madonna. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American pop singer and actress, b. Bay City, Mich. She trained as a dancer at the Univ. of Michigan before moving to New York City to begin her music and dance career....

9) Branson. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The primarily residential city's economy is based on tourism, especially to theaters offering live, often lavish country-music shows. With over 30 entertainment theaters,...

10) Lenox. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Berkshire Festival, one of the country's premier music festivals, is held annually on the Tanglewood estate, which spans Lenox and adjoining Stockbridge. Numerous...

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