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Monday, December 26, 2016

Kennedy Center Honors

As the site says, the Kennedy Center Honors have fulfilled “a tradition of recognizing the lifelong accomplishments and extraordinary talents of our nations' most-prestigious artists.” The Kennedy Center was established in 1971 and in 1978 the Honors program was created to recognize icons of the art in music, theater, dance, and film. Listed below are the music-related honorees and the years in which they received the honor:
A-B

  • Roy Acuff (1991)
  • Marian Anderson (1978)
  • Julie Andrews (2001)
  • Martina Arroyo (2013)
  • Fred Astaire (1978)
  • Count Basie (1981)
  • Harry Belafonte (1989)
  • Tony Bennett (2005)
  • Leonard Bernstein (1980)
  • Chuck Berry (2000)
  • Victor Borge (1999)
  • James Brown (2003)
  • Dave Brubeck (2009)
  • Grace Bumbry (2009)

C-D


E-F-G

  • Eagles (2016)
  • Fredd Ebb (1998)
  • Ella Fitzgerald (1979)
  • Leon Fleisher (2007)
  • Aretha Franklin (1994)
  • Dizzy Gillespie (1990)
  • Benny Goodman (1982)
  • Morton Gould (1994)
  • Adolph Green (1991)
  • Al Green (2014)
  • Buddy Guy (2012)

H-I-J


K-L


M-N-O

  • Yo-Yo Ma (2011)
  • Paul McCartney (2010)
  • Zubin Mehta (2006)
  • Gian Carlo Menotti (1984)
  • Yehudi Menuhin (1986)
  • Nathan Milstein (1987)
  • Rita Moreno (2015)
  • Willie Nelson (1998)
  • Jessye Norman (1997)
  • Eugene Ormandy (1982)
  • Seiji Ozawa (2015)

P-Q-R

  • Dolly Parton (2006)
  • Luciano Pavarotti (2001)
  • Itzhak Perlman (2003)
  • Andre Previn (1998)
  • Leontyne Price (1980)
  • Smokey Robinson (2006)
  • Richard Rodgers (1978)
  • Ginger Rogers (1992)
  • Sonny Rollins (2011)
  • Diana Ross (2007)
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (1992)
  • Arthur Rubinstein (1978)

S

  • Carlos Santana (2013)
  • Alexander Schneider (1988)
  • William Schuman (1989)
  • Pete Seeger (1994)
  • Rudolf Serkin (1981)
  • Robert Shaw (1991)
  • Beverly Sills (1985)
  • Paul Simon (2002)
  • Frank Sinatra (1983)
  • George Solti (1993)
  • Stephen Sondheim (1993)
  • Bruce Springsteen (2009)
  • Mavis Staples (2016)
  • Isaac Stern (1984)
  • Rise Stevens (1990)
  • Sting (2014)
  • Barbra Streisand (2008)
  • Jule Styne (1990)

T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z

  • James Taylor (2016)
  • Virgil Thomson (1983)
  • Pete Townshend (2008)
  • Tina Turner (2005)
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber (2006)
  • John Williams (2004)
  • Marion Williams (1993)
  • Brian Wilson (2007)
  • Stevie Wonder (1999)

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