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Renowned musicologist Gustav Nottebohm was a specialist in the study of which 18th century composer?

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Answer: Beethoven
Martin Gustav Nottebohm (1817-1882) is considered to be the pioneer of the field of "Beethoven Studies", as he studied and analyzed as much of Beethoven's life and works as he possibly could.

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Which pop music duo held a free concert in New York City's Central Park in 1981 that attracted about half a million fans?

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Answer: Simon & Garfunkel
"The Concert in Central Park", which attracted a whopping half-a-million spectators, featured the short-lived reunion of Simon & Garfunkel after the pair had disbanded approximately a decade earlier.

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What musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?

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Answer: Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is an American singer, songwriter, writer, and artist. He has been extremely influential in music culture for more than 50 years. One of his most popular songs is "Blowin' in the Wind" from 1963.

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Which of the following artists has been described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music"?

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Answer: Jimi Hendrix
Although Jimi Hendrix had a relatively-brief musical career before his untimely death at the age of 27, he is widely considered as one of if not the greatest rock guitarists the world has ever seen.

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Beethoven House, a museum which is now situated at the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, can be found in which German city?

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Answer: Bonn
Beethoven was born in Bonn in 1770. The Beethoven House is centered at Bonngasse 20, the house in which he was born.

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"Hallelujah" is a song written by which Canadian recording artist?

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Answer: Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen was a not only a Canadian singer, but also a songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter.



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