Painters and Musicians

 What do musicians and painters have in common? They are both artists that leave us with gorgeous creations, full of meaning, beauty and joy. How much do you know about some of the greatest musicians and painters to grace our eyes and ears?
 
 
Who was the head of the band 'The Grateful Dead'?
Jerry Garcia
Ozzy Osbourne
Neil Young
Rod Stewart
 
 
Who sang the Oscar-winning song "Skyfall"?
Adele
Alicia Keys
Celine Dion
Taylor Swift
 
 
The famous painter Kandinsky was born in...
Russia
England
France
Austria
 
 
The famous painter René Magritte was...
Belgian
Dutch
French
Russian
 
 
What style of art is associated with Pierre-Auguste Renoir?
Impressionism
Surrealism
Realism
Cubism
 
 
Which of these was painted by Botticelli?
The Birth of Venus
The Last Supper
The Kiss
The Night Watch
 
 
Which of these was NOT one of the Three Tenors?
Andrea Bocelli
Jose Carreras
Placido Domingo
Luciano Pavarotti
 
 
In what year did the band 'Abba' break up?
1983
1993
1979
1974
 
 
Which rock band has an album called 'The Dark Side of the Moon'?
Pink Floyd
The Monkees
The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
 
 
Which famous singer was born under the name Gordon Sumner?
Sting
Bryan Adams
Elton John
Prince
 
 
What band was Phil Collins a part of?
Genesis
Metallica
The Cardigans
The Kinks
 
 
Who painted 'The Old Guitarist'?
Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dali
René Magritte
Johannes Vermeer
 
 
Which of these painters was Dutch?
Hieronymus Bosch
Gustav Klimt
Max Ernst
Edgar Degas
 
 
Which of these painters did not live during the Renaissance?
Vincent van Gogh
Michelangelo
Sandro Botticelli
Caravaggio
 
 
'The Spiders from Mars' were the backing band of singer...
David Bowie
Prince
Aretha Franklin
Frank Sinatra
 
Shall We Try Again?
So you don't know much about these painters and musicians. Perhaps they are not your favorites, and we just hit you on your blind spot. That said, these are people who have brought great joy and beauty to the world, and are well worth knowing.
 
Nicely Done!
You know quite a bit about these famous musicians and painters. Your score reflects your knowledge, and, while you didn't get a perfect one, you certainly know some stuff about these famous artists. Have a look at our answers to learn more, or try again!
 
You Know it All!
Gosh it's hard to get one past you! You seem to have an in-depth knowledge of the art world, especially music and painting. More power to you! These are important people to know, and their works even more so.
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