John Denver was one of the great folk, singer-songwriters of the 1970s, composing iconic songs such as "Thank God I'm A Country Boy", "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me Home, Country Roads". He died prematurely when the plane he was piloting crashed off Monterrey in 1997.
Gluck is a poet whose willingness to confront the horrible, the difficult, and the painful has resulted in a body of work characterized by insight and a severe lyricism. Though sometimes cliched, her work is moving and thought-provoking.
She was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 2003-20
Satriani is widely recognized as a technically highly advanced rock guitarist and has been described as a virtuoso. He has mastered many performance techniques on the instrument, including Legato, two-handed tapping, sweep-picking, volume swells, harmonics, and extreme whammy bar effects. One of his