Born on: Dec 21, 1940 in Baltimore, MD as Frank Vincent Zappa.
Died-Dec 4, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA
Zappa was a very talented musician-producer-composer who made music that crossed a bridge between Classic, all kinds of Rock music and on to fusion music. He is now considered one of the greatest American composer of the 20th century.
He was very productive and many musicians were able to start a great career thanks to Zappa.