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Frank Zappa
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Frank Zappa

American Musician
Frank Zappa

Francis Vincent Zappa

Age

52

Born

21 Dec 1940

Died

4 Dec 1993

Frank Zappa Bio Details

Full name

Francis Vincent Zappa

Gender

Male

Age

52

Date of birth

21 Dec 1940

Birth place

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Date of death:

4 Dec 1993

Place of death

Los Angeles, California, USA

Cause of death

Prostate Cancer

Occupations

Composer

Guitarist

Record Label Owner

Music Producer

Film Director

Charged with conspiracy to commit pornography by the San Bernardino Vice Squad after an undercover policeman requested some sex tapes. Frank delivered tapes of faked grunting, and served 10 days in prison 

During a concert in Switzerland the venue went up in flames. The event was memorialised by Deep Purple's 'Smoke on the Water'
Advocate of free speech, he testified before a US Senate subcommittee in 1985 against the Parents Music Resource Centre (music organisation founded by Al Gore's wife, Tipper). They were addressing the issue of song lyrics with sexual or satanic content which Frank stated would infringe on peoples civil liberties.

Grammy Awards

1988 - Best Rock Instrumental - Jazz From Hell
1996 - Best Recording Package - Civilization Phaze II
1997 - Lifetime Achievement Award

Partners of 
Frank Zappa

Gail Zappa

Married

4 children together

1967

Frank Zappa Children

Frank Zappa Partner(s) Other Children

Moon Unit Zappa

born 1967, age 49
with Gail Zappa

Dweezil Zappa

born 1969, age 47
with Gail Zappa

Musician and son of Frank Zappa

Ahmet Zappa

born 1974, age 42
with Gail Zappa

Frank Zappa's Son

Diva Muffin Zappa

born 1979, age 37
with Gail Zappa

Frank Zappa Family

Frank Zappa's parents:

Frank Zappa's father is Francis Zappa Frank Zappa's mother is Rose Zappa


Frank Zappa's children:

Frank Zappa's son is Dweezil Zappa Frank Zappa's son is Ahmet Zappa Frank Zappa's daughter is Moon Unit Zappa Frank Zappa's daughter is Diva Muffin Zappa


Frank Zappa's current partners:

Frank Zappa's wife was Gail Zappa


Frank Zappa's grandchildren:

Frank Zappa's granddaughter is Halo Zappa


Frank Zappa's in laws:

Frank Zappa's son in law is Paul Doucette Frank Zappa's daughter in law is Shana Zappa


Frank Zappa's former in laws:

Frank Zappa's former daughter in law is Selma Blair


Frank Zappa FameChain Links

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

1995

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Sir Mick Jagger 1998

Michael Jackson 1997

Paul McCartney 1988

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Grammy Award Winners 1988 - The 30th

1988

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George Michael 1988

Robin Williams 1988

Paul Simon 1988

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Grammy Award Winners 1996 - The 38th

1996

Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1996

Michael Jackson 1996

Stevie Wonder 1996

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Grammy Award Winners 1997 - The 39th

1997

Other people in this association:

Paul McCartney 1997

George Harrison 1997

Ringo Starr 1997

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