Musicians & Composers of the 20th Century, edited by Alfred W. Cramer, Salem, 2009.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 780.92 C84M
A five volume set, being a biographical catalog of international (yet mostly Western) musicians. Most entries are between three and five pages in length.
Examples include: Mary J. Blige, John Dever, Luciano Pavarotti, Salt and Pepa, Tammy Wynette
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