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Rock and pop musicians


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Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman

1936-
Musician; bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones; founder of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
Sitter in 38 portraits
Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke

1968-
Musician, singer and songwriter for 'Radiohead'
Sitter in 2 portraits
Paul Young

Paul Young

1956-
Singer and musician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Will Young

Will Young

1979-
Pop singer, songwriter and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

1940-1993
Musician and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait

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