Music Trivia and Answers

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Hard

In 2011, which music superstar launched her own social media website?

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Answer: Lady Gaga
In 2011 Lady Gaga launched her "Little Monsters" social media network, specifically to cater to her thousands of fans.

Medium

How many years old was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when he wrote his first symphony?

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Answer: 8
The history of classical music is filled with virtuosos and geniuses but none perhaps moreso than Mozart. For instance, he wrote his "Symphony No. 1" at eight years old. Also, during his relatively short life (1756-1791), he composed in excess of 600 pieces - many more than some other great composers who lived much longer.

Easy

18th century surgeon John Taylor is accredited with hindering the careers of both J. S. Bach and George Handel through sham surgeries. What area of the body did he claim to specialize in?

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Answer: Eyes
Despite ultimately proven to be a charlatan, British oculist John Taylor (1703-1772) was respected enough during his day to have worked on the eyes of both J. S. Bach (1750) and George Handel (1758). Taylor's surgeries resulted in Bach going blind and seemingly contributed to Handel's death. Later in life, Taylor would also go blind.

Easy

The first successful mainstream collaboration of rock music and rap music featured Aerosmith teaming up with which rap crew?

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Answer: Run DMC
Aerosmith and Run DMC's 1986 hit "Walk This Way" is considered to be the song which officially introduced White audiences to rap music, which is one of the reasons why both groups currently reside in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Hard

Which famous actor is the primary author behind the 2011 classical music album "And the Waltz Goes On"?

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Answer: Anthony Hopkins
In addition to being famed globally for his acting roles, Sir Anthony Hopkins also gained recognition for being a music composer. His 1964 composition "And the Waltz Goes On" was included on an album of the same name which was released in 2011.

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Which rappers were admitted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame amid controversy - including the move being criticized by Gene Simmons himself - in 2016?

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Answer: N.W.A.
Ice Cube, member of N.W.A., defended their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by stating, "You goddamn right we rock n' roll."

Hard

Which hardcore-rock bad boy is known for taking ballet lessons?

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Answer: Mick Jagger
Not only does the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger regularly practice ballet to keep fit for his stage routines - which require him covering miles during his performances - but his most recent child was born to ballerina Melanie Hamrick, whom he is currently developing a Rolling Stones'-based ballet with.

Medium

In early 2019, Ariana Grande held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot 100. Who is the only other artist(s) to have achieved this feat prior to her?

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Answer: The Beatles
The Beatles actually possessed all top-5 positions on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week dated 4 April 1964.

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Who is the lead singer of Pearl Jam?

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Answer: Eddie Vedder
Pearl Jam is an American band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band consisted of the lead singer Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready in lead guitar, Stone Gossard in rhythm guitar, and Jeff Ament in the bass.



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