Frank Zappa Bio: Life and Career
Script written by Craig Butler. Born December 21st, 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland, Frank Zappa was inspired to write music by listening to avant-garde classical composers. He made his musical debut with The Mothers of Invention in 1966 and released over 60 albums both with the band and as a solo artist over close to 30 years. Though he found some commercial success, Zappa was mostly recognized by critics for his guitar-playing, experimental live shows and mixing of genres. Some of the most varied and popular artists cite him as an influence. In this video, we take a look at the life and career of Frank Zappa.