Défi Internet Collège: English American Music

Défi Internet Collège: Music
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Question 1
What radio program first popularised rock’n’roll music? Who presented it? Give the year.
Question 2
Who is this child? Give his “complete” name and his date of birth.
Question 3

My real name is Brian Hugh Warner. I was born in 1969 in the USA and my childhood was a real nightmare. In 1989, I met Daisy Berkowitz and formed a group. Who am I ? What was the name of the group?

Question 4
This music was influenced by pop and punk music. Depeche Mode and Soft Cell are two of the groups who represent this style. What is the name of this music? When did this kind of music appear?
Question 5
I was born in Mississippi in 1935 in a house built by my father Vernon. I had my first guitar at the age of 8. My musical influences were the pop and country music of the time, the gospel music I heard in church and the black Blues. Who am I?
Question 6
How many times has Great Britain won the Eurovision Song Contest? Give the songs, the performers and the years of their victories.
Question 7
What is the name of the biggest concert hall in London? When was it built? How many seats are there?
Question 8
My real name is Robert Netsa. I was born at Nine Miles on February 6th, 1945. My mother was Black and my father was white. I am a legend. Who am I?
Question 9
Listen to this “Scottish” music, it allowed the group to reach n°1 in England in the 70’s. Name the band and the title.
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Question 10
Complete this paragraph and guess who it is (k):
We were born in …(a=place) where we created a group in …(b= year) . Our first album was “…” (c).
…(d) was the drummer and …(e), …(f) et … (g) played the guitar and sang. Today, only …(h) members of the group are still alive. One was assassinated by a fan on …(i = date) in …. (j = place) .

Question 11
She is one of the smallest professional female singer. She first started her career in a famous soap opera. Who is she? How tall is she?
Question 12
I am an international star. I’ve sung “Your Song” or “candle in the wind”. Who am I ? When did I receive my first gold disc and platinum disc ? (Give the years)
Question 13

When was Heavy Metal born ? (Don’t give the date, just the decade)

Question 14
What is this building? What is it used for? How much does it cost? Where is it? What is its real name?
Question 15
In 2003, she is one of the 100 wealthiest women in Britain and number 976 in Britain’s richest 1,000. She was a singer in a very famous group in the 1980s, then she chose a solo career. Who is she? Give her name, her wealth and the name of the group.
Question 16
Name the title of this famous song and the group ? It was the only song that reached UK charts n°1 twice : give the 2 different years when it happened.
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Question 17
This quotation comes from the third act of an opera :
“What power art thou, who from below,
Hast me made rise, unwillingly and slow,
From beds of Everlasting Snow!”
Give the title of the opera, the composer’s name and the century in which it was composed.

Question 18
What do the initials TOTP mean? Who presented the first broadcast ? When was it? (year). Who opened the show? Give the title of the song and the names of its 2 composers.
Question 19
Who is this man ? What is he holding in his left hand ? Where can you see this statue ?
Question 20
“When you’re a Jet,
You’re a Jet all the way
From your first cigarette
To your last dyin’ day.”
Who sings these lyrics ? Give the name of the character.
Which musical do these lyrics come from ?
What is a Jet ?