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Singer/Songwriter, Actor (born 16-Aug-1958)


Christopher Andersen. Madonna: Unauthorized. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1991. 350pp.

Mark Bego. Madonna: Blonde Ambition. New York: Harmony Books. 1992. 308pp.

Karlene Faith; Frances Wasserlein. Madonna: Bawdy and Soul. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 1997. 256pp.

Allen Metz; Carol Benson. The Madonna Companion: Two Decades of Commentary. Music Sales Group. 2000. 346pp.

Andrew Morton. Madonna. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2001. 256pp.

Lucy O'Brien.. Madonna: Like an Icon. New York: HarperEntertainment. 2007. 399pp.

J. Randy Taraborrelli. Madonna: An Intimate Biography. London: Sidgewick & Jackson. 2001. 413pp.

Douglas Thompson. Like a Virgin: Madonna Revealed. Smith Gryphon. 1991. 200pp.

Douglas Thompson. Madonna: Queen of the World. London: John Blake. 2001. 337pp.

Barbara Victor. Goddess: Inside Madonna. New York: CliffStreet. 2001.


  1. Madonna at Sixty
    The original queen of pop on aging, inspiration and why she refuses to cede control
    by Vanessa Grigoriadis. The New York Times Magazine, 5-Jun-2019.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.391)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.951)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.909)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.300)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.346)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.314)

  13. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.342)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.260)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.549)

  16. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.427-29)

  17. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.989)

  18. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.607)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.466)

  20. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.88)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.235-37)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.326)

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