Frank Zappa


Born
in Baltimore, The United States
December 21, 1940

Died
December 04, 1993

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Frank Vincent Zappa was an American composer, musician, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa established himself as a prolific and highly distinctive composer, electric guitar player and band leader. He worked in almost every musical genre and wrote music for rock bands, jazz ensembles, synthesizers and symphony orchestra, as well as musique concrète works constructed from pre-recorded, synthesized or sampled sources. In addition to his music recordings, he created feature-length and short films, music videos, and album covers.

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The Real Frank Zappa Book

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Apostrophe

4.36 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2003
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Hot Rats

4.53 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Frank Zappa Guitar Book

4.39 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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One Size Fits All

4.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Frank Zappa in His Own Words

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Them or Us

3.59 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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Over-Nite Sensation

4.56 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2003
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Frank Zappa, I Am The Ameri...

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La verdadera historia de Fr...

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