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Number of Records Matching Query: 77
 
50 CENT
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, Entrepreneur, USA
Known For: 2003 - "50 Cent: The New Breed" - Album
Location: Connecticut, United States of America

ALFRED NEWMAN
 
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.
Known For: Newman won nine Academy Awards, more than any other composer in Oscar history
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

ANDREW B STERLING
 
Description: Composer of lyrics, USA
Known For: He wrote the song - "Wait till the Sun Shines, Nellie"
Location Died: Stamford,, Connecticut, United States of America

ART CARNEY
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for the television series - "The Honeymooners"
Location Died: Chester, Connecticut, United States of America

ARTHUR MILLER
 
Description: Playwright, essayist
Known For: Death of a Salesman (1949) The Man Who Had All the Luck (1940)[52]
Location Died: Roxbury, Connecticut, United States of America

BARNEY RAPP
 
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA
Known For: "Barney Rapp and his New Englanders".
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

BERNIE LOWE
 
Description: Composer, record producer, arranger, pianist, bandleader.
Known For: "Wild One"- Bobby Rydell song "Teddy Bear" - Elvis Presley
Location Died: Wyncote, Connecticut, United States of America

BILL WATROUS
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Own band, "The Manhattan Wildlife Refuge Big Band,"
Location Born: Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

BRIAN KEENAN
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: A member of "The Chamber Brothers"
Location Died: Connecticut, United States of America

BUDDY MORROW
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Leader of "The Tommy Dorsey Band" - 2010.
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

CASSIE
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Actress, Dancer, USA
Known For: She is best known for her single "Me & U"- 2006.
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: New London, Connecticut, United States of America

CHARLIE SPIVAK
 
Description: Trumpeter and bandleader, USA
Known For: Known for his big band in the 1940s.
Location Born: New Haven,, Connecticut, United States of America

CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for his portrayals of characters such as Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy
Location Born: Stamford, Connecticut, United States of America

CONRAD GOZZO
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: A highly accomplished first call trumpet player, and as studio musician
Location Born: New Britain, Connecticut, United States of America

DAN HARTMAN
 
Description: Instrumentalist, Producer, Composer, USA
Known For: Known for such songs as: "Free Ride", "I Can Dream About You"
Location Died: Westport, Connecticut, United States of America

DAVE BRUBECK
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Take Five (Hit Song)
Location Died: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

DINO VALENTINO
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Instrumental in the forming of band "The Quick Silver Messenger Service"
Location Born: Connecticut, United States of America

EARL HINDMAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Television sitcom Home Improvement (1991–1999).
Location Died: Stamford, Connecticut, United States of America

ED BLACKWELL
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: The drummer with Ornette Coleman
Location Died: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

EILEEN FARRELL
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: In 1956 she made her stage debut as Santuzza in Mascagni
Location Born: Willimantic, Connecticut, United States of America

ERNEST BORGNINE
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Known for his role as Quinton McHale in "McHales Navy" - 1962 - 1966
Location Born: Hamden, Connecticut, United States of America

FRANCO VENTRIGLIA
 
Description: Vocalist, Opera singer (bass)
Known For: Influenced by Mario Pagano, Toti Dal Monte
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Died: Wallingford, Connecticut, United States of America

FREDDY PARIS
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
Known For: Member of -The Five Satins
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

GENE PITNEY
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA
Known For: "Love My Life Away" Hit Song 1961
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

GLENN CLOSE
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - THE PAPER - 1994 - THE STEPFORD WIVES - 2004
Location Born: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

GORDON WALLER
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
Known For: Known as "Gordon" of 1960s duo "Peter and Gordon"
Location Died: Norwich, Connecticut, United States of America

GUS BIVONA
 
Description: Clarinets, Saxophonist, Flute
Known For: A staff musician for the MGM Studio Orchestra
Location Born: New London, Connecticut, United States of America

HOPE LANGE
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Her first film role, in Bus Stop with Marilyn Monroe and Don Murray, whom she married on April 14, 1956.
Location Born: Redding Ridge, Connecticut, United States of America

HORACE SILVER
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Album - "Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers" 1952
Location Born: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

HOWARD JOHNSON
 
Description: Pianist, Song lyricist, USA
Known For: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" "Love Me or Leave Me Alone"
Location Born: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

IMOGENE COCA
 
Description: Actress
Known For: Show of Shows - TV
Location Died: West Port, Connecticut, United States of America

JACK PAAR
 
Description: Comedian, actor, director, producer, musician and writer.
Known For: Host of The Tonight Show from 1957 to 1962
Location Died: Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States of America

JACOB DRUCKMAN
 
Description: Comoser of music, USA
Known For: New York Philharmonic from 1982-1985.
Location Died: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

JANE HENSON
 
Description: Puppeteer, USA
Known For: Sesame Street - The Muppets - Member of Jim Henson Foundation,
Location Died: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

JEFF OLSON
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
Known For: Member of - The Village People
Location: Connecticut, United States of America

JEFF PORCARO
 
Description: Drummer
Known For: Founding member of group "Toto"
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

JERRY BOCK
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
Known For: Co composer of - Mr. Wonderful,
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

JESSICA TANDY
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Starred in - "The Whistle Stop Café" - "Driving Miss Daisy"
Location Died: Easton, Connecticut, United States of America

JILL CLAYBURGH
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for the 1976 comedy-mystery "Silver Streak"
Location Died: Lakeville, Connecticut, United States of America

JILL EIKENBERRY
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Chantilly Lace (18-Jul-1993) - Parallel Lives (14-Aug-1994)
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

JOE PORCARO
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: Porcaro has recorded with Pink Floyd, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

JULIA DEMATO
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: She recorded a cover of "At Last" by Etta James"
Location: Brookfield, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Brookfield, Connecticut) is, Connecticut, United States of America

KAREN CARPENTER
 
Description: Vocalist, Dummer, USA
Known For: "Close to you" Hit song
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

KATHARINE HEPBURN
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: "The Philadelphia Story" - (Film)
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Died: Fenwick, Old Sabrook, Connecticut, United States of America

LAURA NYRO
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Nyros best-selling single was her recording of Carole King and Gerry Goffins "Up on the Roof."
Location Died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States of America

LEROY ANDERSON
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: Composer - "Sleigh Ride"
Location Died: Woodbury, Connecticut, United States of America

LINDA EVANS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Known for "Dynasty" - Krystle Carrington - 1981-1989)
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

LISA ROBIN KELLY
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: That 70s Show and Amityville Dollhouse
Location: Southington, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Southington, Connecticut, United States of America

LIZ PHAIR
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
Known For: Song "Faith and Tenderness,"
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

MARY TRAVERS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Former member of popular early sixties trio "PETER, PAUL AND MARY"
Location Died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States of America

MARY TYLER MOORE
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Moore is arguably best known for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - 1970–1977
Location Died: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

MEG RYAN
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Starred in the film - "The Doors"
Location Born: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America

MICHAEL BOLTON
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
Known For: "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You" 1989 Hit Song
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

MIKE PORCARO
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: The bass player in the Grammy Award winning band, Toto.
Location Born: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States of America

OVATION VIPER - GUITARS
 
Description: Instrument, String, Manufacturer, USA
Location: New Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

PATRICIA TRAVERS
 
Description: Violinist, USA
Known For: She soloed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Location Born: Falls Village, Connecticut, Connecticut, United States of America

PAUL NEWMAN
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: His first movie was The Silver Chalice - 1954, followed by acclaimed roles in Somebody Up There Likes Me - 1956,
Location Died: Westport, Connecticut, United States of America

PENNE HACKFORTH-JONES
 
Description: Actress, Australia
Known For: Bellamy, A Country Practice, Mother and Son, Homicide, Matlock Police, Division 4,
Location Born: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

RAY GILBERT
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
Known For: Oscar winning song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah"
Location Born: Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America

RAY HENDERSON
 
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: Co composer of - "Bye Bye Blackbird" - "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue"
Location Died: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

RICHARD CARPENTER
 
Description: Piano, Arranger, USA
Known For: Half of the famed duo "THE CARPENTERS"
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Newhaven, Connecticut, United States of America

RICHARD DELVY
 
Description: Drummer, USA
Known For: He owned the rights to surf and rock song - "Wipe Out",
Location Born: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

ROBERT MITCHUM
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
Known For: Film - "Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison" - 1957
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

ROBERT SHAW - (CONDUCTOR)
 
Description: Condutor of music
Known For: Renowned as America
Location Died: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

RON PALILLO
 
Description: Actor, USA
Known For: Arnold Horshack - "Welcome Back, Kotter"
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

ROSALIND RUSSELL
 
Description: Actress, singer, screenwriter, USA
Known For: Sister Kenny (1946) - Picnic (1955) - Auntie Mame (1958 - )His Girl Friday (1940)
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Born: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

SANDY DENNIS
 
Description: Actress, USA
Known For: Film - "Who
Location Died: Westport, Connecticut, United States of America

SKITCH HENDERSON
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Accompanist on a 1937 MGM promotional tour featuring Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney.
Location Died: New Milford, Connecticut, United States of America

STEVE PORCARO
 
Description: Keyboardist, composer, programmer
Known For: original member of the rock/pop band Toto.
Location Born: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

TEDDY WILSON
 
Description: Pianist, USA
Known For: Band Leader and also a member of "The Benny Goodman Trio"
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Died: New Britain, Connecticut, United States of America

THE FIVE SATINS
 
Description: Vocal group, USA
Known For: "In the Still of the Night"
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

TOMMY DORSEY
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
Known For: Band Leader of the Big Band era.
Location: Connecticut, United States of America
Location Died: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

TONY PASTOR
 
Description: Saxophonist, Vocalist, USA
Location Born: Middeltown, Connecticut, United States of America
Location Died: Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States of America

VERNON DALHART
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: He recorded THE WRECK OF THE OLD ’97’ in 1924
Location Died: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

VICTOR BORGE
 
Description: Pianist, Comedian, Danish
Known For: The funniest man in the world" by the New York Times - and millions of people all over the world
Location Died: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

VINNIE VINCENT
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Member of - "Kiss". Also Vincent was a writer for the "Happy Days" series
Location Born: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

WENDY O WILLIAMS
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
Known For: Lead singer of "The Plasmatics"
Location Died: Connecticut, United States of America

 
 
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