Music Trivia and Answers

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Hard

In 2000, which artist(s) tied Michael Jackson's 1984 record of winning eight Grammys in a single year?

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Answer: Santana
Latin supergroup Santana won eight Grammy Awards in 2000, tying the record set by Michael Jackson, which as of 2019 has yet to be broken.

Medium

A member of which heavy metal band wrote a popular book about his conversion to Christianity in 2007?

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Answer: Korn
Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch released Save Me From Myself in 2007 which detailed his conversion to Christianity, overcoming drug addiction and leaving the music industry, though he later rejoined Korn in 2013.

Easy

Which singer began her rise to fame as the winner of the inaugural season of reality-based talent show "American Idol"?

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Answer: Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has achieved great success as a professional singer, with her achievements being traced back to winning the first season of "American Idol" back in 2002.

VeryHard

Which of Mozart's librettists wrote the libretto to "the Magic Flute" (1791)?

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Answer: Emanuel Schikaneder
"The Magic Flute" is perhaps Mozart's best known work, and the libretto to the opera was written by Emanuel Schikander (1751-1812), a highly-recognized musician for his era.

Hard

Which band recorded an album in the same California house where an infamous mass murder occurred?

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Answer: Nine Inch Nails
Although he didn't think much of it when renting the place, later Nine Inch Nails' frontman Trent Reznor felt regret for renting the home where Charles Manson and his followers committed the Tate murders in 1969. The Nine Inch Nails recorded most of their 1994 album The Downward Spiral there.

Medium

Which famous composer wrote the "Coffee Cantata" (1735)?

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Answer: J. S. Bach
The "Coffee Cantata" is one of the few secular works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is generally believed that he was a coffee addict. According to some legends, he consumed up to 30 cups of coffee every day!

Medium

The musical group 3T are all relatives of which legendary pop musician?

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Answer: Michael Jackson
Though never reaching lasting superstardom themselves, 3T peaked in fame with their 1995 duet "Why" alongside their uncle, Michael Jackson.

Medium

True fans of Mozart (and sweets) can enjoy a confectionary named after him called a Mozartkugeln. The city these chocolates were first produced in also happens to be Mozart's hometown. What city is this?

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Answer: Salzburg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Likewise Mozartkugeln were created in Salzburg in 1890, and descendants of its original producer still create handmade versions of the sweets to this day.

Medium

Kenneth Edmonds is the legal name of which prominent music artist?

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Answer: Babyface
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds decades of putting forth hit music as a singer, songwriter and producer has earned him over 10 Grammy Awards.



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