Welcome to Legendary Performers

Welcome to the site for Learn the Legends: Musical Performers of the Early 20th Century.

This open textbook is currently maintained by Dr. Sarah Korpi to support the University of Wisconsin online course Music 206, Legendary Performers.

Music 206, Legendary Performers, offered online by University of Wisconsin Independent Learning:

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This site provides information, links, videos, and pictures of the great musicians of the 20th century. All of the performers with their biographies can be found on the sidebar to the right. Terms or artists that may need more information about them to understand the context of a musician are highlighted with a link to the glossary for definitions of these terms. Enjoy!