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Music is always a commentary on society.






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Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa
  • Born: December 21, 1940
  • Died: December 4, 1993
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Musician, Composer, Activist, Filmmaker

Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, pop, jazz, jazz fusion, orchestral and musique concrète works, and produced almost all of the 60-plus albums that he released with his band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. Zappa also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. He is considered one of the most innovative and stylistically diverse rock musicians of his era.

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