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About Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa was an American rock star, songwriter and actor who gained stardom with his band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. Some of his well-known songs include Peaches En Regalia, Don't Eat the Yellow Snow, Joe's Garage and Montana.
In 1995, he was posthumously honored with an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1997, he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He was added to Rolling Stone magazine's lists of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2004 and 2011 respectively.
His first marriage was to Kay Sherman from 1960 to 1964. He was married to his second wife Adelaide Gail Sloatman from 1967 until his death in 1993. He had four children with Adelaide.
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Famous quotes by Frank Zappa
All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.Frank Zappa
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.Frank Zappa
Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.Frank Zappa
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.Frank Zappa
Most people wouldn't know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.Frank Zappa
Music is always a commentary on society.Frank Zappa
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.Frank Zappa
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.Frank Zappa
One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.Frank Zappa
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.Frank Zappa
The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows.Frank Zappa
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.Frank Zappa
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa's Popularity
Frank Zappa was a famous American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer, who was born on December 21, 1940. As a person born on this date, Frank Zappa is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (December 21) and the 11th most popular for the year (1940).
People born on December 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Frank Zappa is the 156th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Frank Zappa's birthday, Frank Zappa is the 1310th most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
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