Aretha Franklin

•Born March 5th 1942
•Memphis Tennessee U.S.A
•Died August 16th 2018
•Aged 76
•She was a pianist
•She won 18 Grammy Awards
•She was known as the Queen of Soul ‘Music of the soul’

 

 

Pavarotti 

•Born in 1935
•Died 2007
•Italian
•World famous Opera Singer – Tenor
•Became famous after performing the aria ‘Nessun Dorma’ at the opening ceremony at the FIFA world cup in Italy (1990)

 

 Sheku Kanneh-Mason

•The first black person to win the BBC Young musician of the Year 2016 in 40 years
•British born cellist
•Played at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
•Studies at the Royal College Music
•Member of the Chineke orchestra BME orchestral players

 

 

Dame Evelyn Glennie

•52 years of age
•Scottish percussionist
•Deaf since the age of 12
•Taught herself to hear using  other parts of her body other than her ears
•She was the soloist performer in the opening ceremony in the London 2012 Olympics
•First person in musical history to succeed in the                                                                career of a professional percussionist

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