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Musician of the Month
Cycle C

Resources That Rock!

September
Kate Bush

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Kate Bush is a British singer, songwriter, and musician known for her distinctive voice, eclectic musical style, and imaginative storytelling. Her unique blend of art pop and progressive rock has made her a highly influential figure in the music industry.

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October
Stevie Wonder

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Stevie Wonder is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer. Blind since infancy, he is known for his soulful voice, mastery of multiple instruments, and iconic contributions to R&B and pop music.

November
Hildegard of Bingen

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Hildegard of Bingen was a German composer, writer, philosopher, mystic, and visionary. She made significant contributions to music and theology, and her works continue to inspire and influence to this day.

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December
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a South African vocal group known for their harmonious acapella singing, traditional Zulu music, and collaboration with Paul Simon on his album "Graceland," introducing their captivating sound to the world.

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January
Hans Zimmer

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Hans Zimmer is a German-born film composer and music producer. His iconic scores, blending orchestral and electronic elements, have shaped the soundtracks of numerous blockbuster movies, earning him critical acclaim and awards.

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February
The Supremes

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The Supremes were an American female singing group that achieved enormous success in the 1960s. Led by Diana Ross, they became one of Motown's most successful acts with chart-topping hits and exquisite harmonies.

March
Annie Lennox

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Annie Lennox is a Scottish singer-songwriter and political activist. As a solo artist and a member of the Eurythmics, she has achieved global success and recognition for her powerful vocals and socially conscious music.

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April
Bessie Smith

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Bessie Smith was an influential African-American blues singer in the 1920s and 1930s. Known as the "Empress of the Blues," her powerful voice and emotive performances made her a seminal figure in blues and jazz music.

May
Kishori Amonkar

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Kishori Amonkar was a renowned Indian classical vocalist. Known for her mesmerizing voice and profound interpretations, she was a prominent figure in the Hindustani classical music tradition, leaving a lasting impact on the genre.

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June
Buena Vista Social Club

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The Buena Vista Social Club was a Cuban music collective featuring veteran musicians. Their self-titled album brought international recognition to traditional Cuban music and became a global phenomenon.

July
Barbara Strozzi

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Barbara Strozzi was an Italian composer and singer of the Baroque era. Known for her expressive vocal music, she was one of the few prominent female composers of her time.

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