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Famous Musicians

Is there a musical generation gap in your family? Find out what you and your kids really know about these famous musicians.

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Is there a musical generation gap in your family? Find out what you and your kids really know about these famous musicians.

1. Which famous 18th century composer had written concertos, sonata, symphonies, and operas by the age of 13?

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Joseph Haydn

2. Which of these famous American Jazz musicians did not play the trumpet?

  • Miles Davis
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Fats Waller

3. Elvis Presley was the first musician to fuse two music styles together into the style known as rockabilly. Which two music styles make up rockabilly?

  • Country and Blues
  • Country and Gospel
  • Pop and Blues

4. How old was Stevie Wonder, one of Motown's finest artists, when he recorded his first number one pop and R&B single "Fingertips?"

  • Eleven
  • Fourteen
  • Fifteen

5. Which of the following women musicians is known for her slide guitar playing?

  • Jewel
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Bonnie Raitt

6. Which popular teen band hit it big in the in the U.S. with the 1997 singles "Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)" and "As Long as You Love Me?"

  • 'N Sync
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Boyzone

1. Which famous 18th century composer had written concertos, sonata, symphonies, and operas by the age of 13?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2. Which of these famous American Jazz musicians did not play the trumpet?
Fats Waller

3. Elvis Presley was the first musician to fuse two music styles together into the style known as rockabilly. Which two music styles make up rockabilly?
Country and Blues

4. How old was Stevie Wonder, one of Motown's finest artists, when he recorded his first number one pop and R&B single "Fingertips?"
Eleven

5. Which of the following women musicians is known for her slide guitar playing?
Bonnie Raitt

6. Which popular teen band hit it big in the in the U.S. with the 1997 singles "Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)" and "As Long as You Love Me?"
Backstreet Boys

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