Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa
1940 - 1993

Frank Zappa  American Musician


Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique conc...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship28 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship4 yrs
Average Relationship Length19 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships4
First Name Frank
Middle Name Vincent
Last Name Zappa
Full Name at Birth Frank Vincent Zappa
Alternative Name The Mothers of invention
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st December, 1940
Birthplace Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died 4th December, 1993
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Prostate cancer
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Drooping mustache
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Antelope Valley High School, Lancaster, CA (1958), Mission Bay High School in San Diego
Occupation Text Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Producer, Film Director
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Freak Out
Music Genre (Text) Rock, jazz, classical, electronic, experimental, avant-garde
Music Genre Rock, Pop/Rock, Clinical
Year(s) Active 1955–93
Music Style Hard Rock, Prog-Rock, Jazz-Rock, Comedy Rock, Experimental Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Art Rock, Jazz, Progressive Jazz, Album Rock, Avant-Garde, Comedy, Novelty, Experimental, Computer Music, Classical, Comedy/Spoken, Fusion, Proto-Punk
Music Mood Acerbic, Confrontational, Uncompromising, Eccentric, Knotty, Ironic, Whimsical, Theatrical, Witty, Brash, Rousing, Freewheeling, Snide, Humorous, Elaborate, Sardonic, Wry, Visceral, Clinical, Playful, Complex, Producer
Instrument Guitar (Electric), Vocals, Arranger, Keyboards, Guitar
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, synclavier, drums, percussion, bouzouki, bass guitar
Record Label Verve, Bizarre, Straight, DiscReet, Zappa, Barking Pumpkin
Associated Acts The Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart
Official Websites,, Musical career
Father Francis Vincent Zappa
Mother Rose Marie (née Colimore)
Family Member Moon Zappa (daughter), Dweezil Zappa (son), Ahmet Zappa (son), Diva Zappa (daughter)
Friend Lucy Offerrall (GTO member ,family friend), Cindy Wells (GTO member), Pamela Des Barres (GTO member,family friend), Christine Frka (GTO member,family friend)
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Frank Zappa52 SagittariusMusician
Connie Hamzy63 CapricornPersonality
Gail Zappa70 CapricornRelative
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Nigey Lennon61 CancerMusician
Cynthia Plaster Caster69 GeminiArtist
Janice Dickinson61 AquariusModel
Pamela Des Barres67 VirgoPersonality


Moon Unit
Moon Unit
Female28th September, 196748 years old
Male5th September, 196946 years old
Ahmet Emuukha
Ahmet Emuukha
Male15th May, 197442 years old
Diva Muffin
Diva Muffin
Female30th July, 197936 years old


The Ren & Stimpy Show1991 The Pope TV Show
Miami Vice1984 Mario Fuente TV Show
Faerie Tale Theatre1982 Attilla TV Show
200 Motels1971 Member of Mothers of Invention (uncredited) Movie
Head1968 The Critic Movie
Sex in Today's World1968 Short Film
The Monkees1966 Mike Nesmith TV Show
The Steve Allen Playhouse1962 Guest TV Show

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Comments on Frank Zappa

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wjerryzOct 11, 2015

The Frank Zappa bust is coming to Baltimore. Frank's home town.

rn_tracy1_rnApr 23, 2013

Frank can RIP knowing he changed Rock N Roll

EwenCoops11May 1, 2010

Frank was a total genius!

biddlesOct 18, 2008

oh my god he`s KING

JArataApr 26, 2008

I just got done reading "The Real Frank Zappa Book" and he was one of the most intelligent men to ever rock Rock

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