Saul Hudson) (half-Jewish)* Guster - Ryan Miller, Adam Gardner, Brian Rosenworcel* Heartbreakers - Richard Hell* The Hooters - Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian* Incubus - Mike Einziger* J.Geils Band - Peter Wolf, Stephen Bladd, Magic Dick, Seth Justman, Danny Klein* Jane's Addiction - Eric Avery, Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins* Jefferson Airplane - Marty Balin, Jorma Kaukonen (both half Jewish) Paul Kantner * KISS - Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Bruce Kulick* The Last - Dave Nazworthy* Letters to Cleo - Michael Eisenstein* Linkin Park - Brad Delson, Rob Bourdon* Liquid Tension Experiment - Mike Portnoy, Jordan Rudess* Los Lobos - Steve Berlin* The Mamas & the Papas - Cass Elliot* Maroon 5 - Adam Levine* Matchbox Twenty - Brian Yale, Adam Gaynor* Megadeth - Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman* The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Joe Gittleman* The Modern Lovers - Jonathan Richman* Moldy Peaches - Adam Green* Morphine - Mark Sandman* Mothers of Invention - Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman (Volman half Jewish)* Mountain - Leslie West (also Canadian Corky Laing)* New York Dolls - David Johansen (Jewish mother), Arthur Kane, Sylvain Sylvain* NOFX - Fat Mike, Eric Melvin* Patti Smith group - Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl* Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Mike Bloomfield* Peter, Paul and Mary - Peter Yarrow* Phish - Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon* Porno for Pyros - Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins* Quicksilver Messenger Service - David Freiberg* Rage Against the Machine - Brad Wilk* The Ramones - Joey Ramone, Tommy Ramone* The Raspberries - Eric Carmen* Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Hillel Slovak* Scissor Sisters - Babydaddy* The Shangri-Las - Mary Weiss, Elizabeth "Betty" Weiss, Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, Mary Ann Ganser* Simon and Garfunkel - Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel* Sleater-Kinney - Carrie Brownstein, Janet Weiss* Soul Coughing - Yuval Gabay* Sparks - Ron Mael, Russell Mael* Spin Doctors - Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Aaron Comess* Steely Dan - Donald Fagen* The Strokes - Nick Valensi* Television - Richard Hell, Tom Verlaine (Verlaine half-Jewish)* Tenacious D - Jack Black* Toad the Wet Sprocket - Glen Phillips* Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Howie Epstein, Sam Lynch* The Turtles - Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman (Volman half Jewish)* Twisted Sister - Dee Snider, Jay Jay French (Snider Jewish father)* The United States of America - Dorothy Moskowitz* Van Halen - David Lee Roth* Velvet Underground - Lou Reed* Veruca Salt - Nina Gordon, Jim Shapiro* The Voidoids - Richard Hell* The Wallflowers - Jakob Dylan, Rami Jaffe, Greg R ichling* Was (Not Was) - David Was, Don Was* The Weavers - Ronnie Gilbert, Fred Hellerman* Ween - Gene Ween* Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Brian Chase* Yo La Tengo - Ira Kaplan* Youth Brigade - Adam Stern, Mark Stern, Shawn Stern Jazz musicans* Joey Baron, jazz drummer* Jay Beckenstein, Dave Samuels, members of Spyro Gyra* Bob Berg, jazz saxophonist* Jane Ira Bloom, jazz saxophonist* Michael Brecker, jazz saxophonist* Randy Brecker, jazz trumpeter* Bob Brozman, blues musician* Uri Caine, jazz pianist* Popa Chubby, blues singer* Peter Cincotti, jazz pianist, singer (Jewish mother)* Harry Connick, Jr., jazz pianist, singer (Jewish mother)* Eddie Daniels, jazz clarinetist* Bela Fleck, bluegrass musician* Dave Frishberg, jazz pianist, singer/songwriter* Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist* Benny Goodman, jazz clarinetist* David Grisman, bluegrass musician* Fred Hersch, jazz pianist* Lee Konitz, jazz saxophonist* Steve Lacy, jazz saxophonist* Mark Levine, jazz pianist, valve trombonist, teacher* Mike Mainieri, jazz vibraphonist* Herbie Mann, jazz flautist* Shelly Manne, jazz drummer* Mezz Mezzrow, jazz clarinetist* Alan Paul, Janis Siegel, members of The Manhattan Transfer* Joshua Redman, jazz saxophonist (Jewish mother)* Buddy Rich, jazz drummer (Jewish father)* Red Rodney, jazz trumpeter* Raymond Scott, jazz musician & inventor* Willie "The Lion" Smith, jazz pianist* Artie Shaw, jazz clarinetist* Ben Sidran, jazz pianist & producer* Mel Torme, jazz singer* John Zorn, jazz saxophonist Classical* Larry Adler, harmonica player* Vladimir Ashkenazi, pianist (Jewish father)* Joshua Bell, violinist (Jewish mother)* Leon Botstein, conductor, academic* Yefim Bronfman, pianist* Sergiu Comissiona, conductor* Antal Dorati, conductor* Mischa Elman, violinist* Arthur Fiedler, conductor* Leon Fleisher, pianist* Richard Goode, pianist* Gary Graffman, pianist* Jascha Heifetz, violinist* Vladimir Horowitz, pianist* Eugene Istomin, pianist (Jewish mother)* Byron Janis, pianist* Otto Klemperer, conductor* Fritz Kreisler, violinist (Jewish father)* Wanda Landowska, harpsichordist* James Levine, conductor* George London, baritone* William Kapell, pianist* Lorin Maazel, conductor* Yehudi Menuhin, violinist* Nathan Milstein, violinist* Pierre Monteux, conductor* Eugene Ormandy, conductor* Jan Peerce, tenor* Murray Perahia, pianist* Andrï¿½ Previn, conductor* Fritz Reiner, conductor* Leonard Rose, cellist* Arthur Rubinstein, pianist* Peter Serkin, pianist (Jewish father)* Rudolf Serkin, pianist* Beverly Sills, soprano* Leonard Slatkin, conductor* Georg Solti, conductor* Janos Starker, cellist* Isaac Stern, violinist* George Szell, conductor* Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor* Rosalyn Tureck, harpsichordist* Bertram Turetzky, contrabassist* Bruno Walter, conductor* Paul Wittgenstein, pianist* David Zinman, conductor Producers etc.* Herb Alpert, co-founder of A&M Records* Ralph Bass, R&B producer* Brian Brater & Jarret Meyer, founders of Rawkus Records* Leonard & Phil Chess, founders of Chess Records* Hilly Crystal, founder of CBGB's* Clive Davis, founder of Arista Records* Richard Foos, founder of Rhino Records* Alan Freed, DJ & music promoter* Milt Gabler, founder of Commodore Records* David Geffen, founder of Geffen Records* Danny Goldberg, founder of Artemis Records* Bill Graham, concert promoter* Norman Granz, founder of Verve Records* Brett Gurewitz, founder of Epitaph Records* Jac Holzman, founder of Elektra Records* Alfred Lion & Frank Wolff, founders of Blue Note Records* Richard Meltzer, rock critic* Eddie, Leo & Ira Messner, founders of Aladdin Records* Irving Mills, producer, manager & writer* Syd Nathan, founder of King Records* Mo Ostin, record executive* Sandy Pearlman, producer, manager & writer* Hilary Rosen, head of the RIAA* Rick Rubin, founder of Def Jam* Art Rupe, founder of Specialty Records* Mickey Ruskin, founder of Max's Kansas City* Phil Spector, producer, writer & murder suspect* Scott Storch, hip hop producer* Jerry Wexler, partner in Atlantic Records* Max Yasgur, owner of the Woodstock farm Songwriters* Burt Bacharach & Hal David, songwriters* Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich, songwriters* Alan & Marilyn Bergman, songwriters* Bert Berns, songwriter* Linda Creed, songwriter* Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster, songwriters* Norman Gimbel, songwriter* Gerry Goffin & Carole King, songwriters* Joel Hirschhorn & Al Kasha, songwriters* Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, songwriters* Jay Livingston & Ray Evans, songwriters* Johnny Mandel, songwriter* Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, songwriters* Johnny Marks, songwriter* Abel Meeropol, composer of Strange Fruit* Randy Newman, songwriter, singer* Mitchell Parish, lyricist* Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman, songwriters* David Rose, pop composer* Carole Bayer Sager, lyricist* P. Sloan, songwriter, singer* Billy Steinberg, songwriter* Jim Steinman, songwriter* Albert Von Tilzer, songwriter* Diane Warren, songwriter* George David Weiss, songwriter Musicals writers* Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, composer & lyricist* Lynn Ahrens, lyricist* Harold Arlen, composer* Irving Berlin, composer & lyricist* Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick, composer & lyricist* Jason Robert Brown, composer & lyricist* Sammy Cahn, lyricist* Cy Coleman, composer* Betty Comden & Adolph Green, lyricists* Dorothy Fields, composer* William Finn, composer & lyricist* Rudolf Friml, operetta composer* George & Ira Gershwin, composer & lyricist* Adam Guettel, composer & lyricist* Marvin Hamlisch, composer* Oscar Hammerstein, lyricist (Jewish father)* Yip Harburg, lyricist* Lorenz Hart, lyricist* Jerry Herman, composer & lyricist* Jerome Kern, composer* John Kander & Fred Ebb, composer & lyricist* Burton Lane, composer* Jonathan Larson, composer & lyricist* Carolyn Leigh, lyricist* Mitch Leigh, composer* Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist* Frank Loesser, composer & lyricist* Frederick Loewe, composer (half Jewish)* Alan Menken & Howard Ashman, composer & lyricist* Bob Merrill, composer & lyricist* Sigmund Romberg, composer* Mary Rodgers, composer* Richard Rodgers, composer* Stephen Schwartz, composer & lyricist* Robert & Richard Sherman, composers &lyricists* Stephen Sondheim, composer & lyricist* Charles Strouse & Lee Adams, composer & lyricist* Jule Styne, composer* Kurt Weill, composer* Maury Yeston, composer & lyricist Classical composers* David Amram, composer* Milton Babbitt, composer* Arthur Berger, composer* Leonard Bernstein, composer* Marc Blitzstein, composer* Ernest Bloch, composer* Henry Brant, composer* Aaron Copland, composer* Richard Danielpour, composer* Mario Davidovsky, composer* David Diamond, composer* Jacob Druckman, composer* Morton Feldman, composer* Lukas Foss, composer* George Gershwin, composer* Philip Glass, composer* Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer (Jewish father)* Morton Gould, composer* Aaron Jay Kernis, composer* Leon Kirchner, composer* Leo Ornstein, composer* George Perle, composer* Shulamit Ran, composer* Steve Reich, composer* George Rochberg, composer* Arnold Schoenberg, composer* William Schuman, composer* Ernst Toch, composer Film composers* Elmer Bernstein, film composer* Danny Elfman, film composer* Elliot Goldenthal, film composer* Jerry Goldsmith, film composer* Bernard Herrmann, film composer* James Horner, film composer* Michael Kamen, film composer* Erich Wolfgang Korngold, film composer* Alfred Newman, film composer* Thomas Newman, film composer (Jewish father)* Alex North, film composer* David Raksin, film composer* Leonard Rosenman, film composer* Marc Shaiman, film composer* Max Steiner, film composer* Dimitri Tiomkin, film composer* Franz Waxman, film composer* Victor Young, film composer Film directors* Woody Allen, Oscar-winning director, actor* Jack Arnold, director* Darren Aronofsky, director (Jewish father)* Peter Bogdanovich, director (Jewish mother)* James L.
Beagle, novelist* Saul Bellow, writer, Nobel Prize (1976)* Robert Bloch, science fiction author* Harold Bloom, literary critic* Judy Blume, children's author* Jane Bowles, writer & playwright* David Brin, science fiction author* Michael Chabon, novelist* Howard Chaykin, comic book writer* Peter David, comic book writer* E. Doctorow, writer* Harlan Ellison, 'speculative fiction' writer* Howard Fast, novelist* Raymond Federman, postmodernist writer* Edna Ferber, author* Jonathan Safran Foer, writer* Betty Friedan, writer* Kinky Friedman, crime writer & singer/songwriter* Neil Gaiman, science-fiction author & comic book writer* Natalie Goldberg, author & teacher* William Goldman, novelist & screenwriter* Joe Haldeman, science fiction author* Daniel Handler, writer* Joseph Heller, novelist* Mark Helprin, novelist* Erica Jong, author* Jonathan Kellerman, crime novelist* Cyril M.
Ackerman, science fiction author & fan* Nelson Algren, novelist* Jonathan Ames, author* Sholem Asch, Yiddish writer* Isaac Asimov, science fiction author* Paul Auster, author* Peter S.
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