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Number of Records Matching Query: 29
Annette Zilinskas
Date Born: Tuesday 6 November 1962
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Summary: She was also a member of L.A. band The Ringling Sisters from (1990-1993).

Attila Zoller
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1927
Description: Guitarist, Hungari
Summary: The first guitarist to discover free jazz, innovator of modern jazz guitar

Catherine Zeta-jones
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1969
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, UK
Summary: Zeta-Jones was born in Swansea, a maritime city located on the southern coast of Wales. Her mother, Patricia was an Irish seamstress, and her father, David Dai Jones, was a Welsh sweet factory owner.

Efrem Zimbalist Jr
Date Born: Friday 30 November 1923
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Zimbalist was born the son of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. 1889-1985 and operatic soprano Alma Gluck 1884-1938.

Faruq Z. Bey
Date Born: Wednesday 4 February 1942
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Summary: Bey was known for his work with Griot Galaxy, which played distinct compositions, often by Bey.

Frank Zappa
Date Born: Saturday 21 December 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Frank Zappa was born to Francis Zappa who was of Greek-Arab descent, and Rose Marie Colimore who was of Italian and one quarter French descent.He was the oldest of four children

Helmut Zacharias
Date Born: Tuesday 27 January 1920
Description: Violinist, Germany
Summary: In the 1950s he was considered to be one of the best jazz violinists of Europe.

Joe Zawinul
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1932
Description: Pianist, Composer , Austria
Summary: Zawinul won the "Best Keyboardist" award 30 times from American jazz magazine Down Beat's critics' poll.

John Zorn
Date Born: Wednesday 2 September 1953
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, Clarinetist, USA
Summary: John Zorn was born in New York City and learned piano, guitar and flute as a child.

Mia Zapata
Date Born: Wednesday 25 August 1965
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: In 2005, a documentary The Gits Movie was produced on her life, The Gits and the Seattle music scene.

Renee Zellweger
Date Born: Friday 25 April 1969
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: In 2004 Zellweger received her first Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress in Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain opposite Jude Law and Nicole Kidman.

Robert Zildjian
Date Born: Saturday 14 July 1923
Description: Maker of- cymbals - Percussion
Summary: The founder of Sabian Cymbals, the 2nd largest manufacturer of cymbals in the world. The company was founded in 1981 in Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, by Robert Zildjian, son.

Ronnie Van Zant
Date Born: Saturday 15 January 1949
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: He was the lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Stephanie Zimbalist
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1956
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: Born in New York, Zimbalist comes from a highly successful and renowned family. Her father is Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, the actor, her grandfather Efrem Zimbalist was a concert violinist.

Townes Van Zandt
Date Born: Tuesday 7 March 1944
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer. Composer, USA
Summary: Greater fame eluded him, in part because of his unconventional vocal style and in part because of his erratic personal behavior.

Warren Zevon
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1947
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Pianist, Guitarist, USA
Summary: Zevon was born to William "Stumpy" Zevon and mother Beverly Cope Simmons, a Mormon from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Zac Hanson
Date Born: Tuesday 22 October 1985
Description: Drummer, USA
Summary: Zac Hanson was born in Arlington, Virginia. He is the third child of Clarke Walker Hanson and Diana Frances Hanson.

Zach Sobiech
Date Born: Wednesday 3 May 1995
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: At age 14, Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. In May 2012 his doctors informed him that he had up to a year to live.

Zak Starkey
Date Born: Monday 13 September 1965
Description: Drummer, UK
Summary: Born in 1965 in London to drummer Ringo Starr (whose real name is Richard Starkey) and his first wife, Maureen Cox.

Zakk Wylde
Date Born: Saturday 14 January 1967
Description: Guitarist, Vocals, USA
Summary: He was the lead guitarist and vocalist in Pride & Glory, who released one self-titled album in 1994 before disbanding. As a solo artist he released Book of Shadows in 1996.

Zbigniew Seifert
Date Born: Thursday 6 June 1946
Description: Violinist, Polish
Summary: He played alto saxophone early in his career and was strongly influenced by John Coltrane.

Zeke Clements
Date Born: Monday 11 September 1911
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
Summary: In the thirties he was part of the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Opry’s first cowboy group.

Zeke Manners
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1911
Description: Fiddle, USA
Summary: Manners was born in San Francisco but raised in Los Angeles, where he attended Fairfax High School and learned to play fiddle. YOUTUBE: Curley Gribbs (with the Zeke Manners Band) - Sioux City Sue.

Ziggy Marley
Date Born: Thursday 17 October 1968
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Jamaica
Summary: He sang a cover of Drive by The Cars which featured in the Adam Sandler movie 50 First Dates.

Zim Ngqawana
Date Born: Friday 25 December 1959
Description: Flautist and saxophonist.
Summary: The youngest of five children, Ngqawana started playing flute at the age of 21.

Zola Taylor
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1938
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Zola Taylor was portrayed by Halle Berry in the 1998 historical film Why Do Fools Fall in Love.

Zooey Deschanel
Date Born: Thursday 17 January 1980
Description: Actress, model, singer-songwriter, musician
Summary: American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as young protagonist William Miller's rebellious older sister Anita in Cameron Crowe's 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous.

Zoot Sims
Date Born: Thursday 29 October 1925
Description: Saxophonist, USA
Summary: Sims learned to play both drums and clarinet at an early age. His father was a vaudeville hoofer, and Sims prided himself on remembering many of the steps his father taught him.

Zsa Zsa Gabor
Date Born: Tuesday 6 February 1917
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: Gabor's mother was born Jewish and was related to Annette Tillemann, the wife of politician Tom Lantos.

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