- For andre tydingar av oppslagsordet, sjå Newark (fleirtyding).
|Wikimedia Commons: Newark, New Jersey|
Newark er den største byen i delstaten New Jersey i USA, med rundt 280 000 innbyggjarar. Newark høyrer til storbyområdet knytt til New York by, og huser ein av dei større flyplassane i storbyområdet, Newark Liberty International Airport. Byen har også djuphamn og er eit sentrum for handel og kommunikasjon.
Folk frå Newark[endre | endre wikiteksten]
- Stephen Crane (1871–1900), forfattar
- Sarah Vaughan (1924–1990), songar, jazzvokalist
- Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997), diktar, fødd i Paterson
- Wayne Shorter (f. 1933), komponist og jazzmusikar, saksofonist
- Frankie Valli (f. 1934), songar av songen «Grease»
- Connie Francis (f. 1938), songar
- Paul Simon (f. 1941), musikar
- Woody Shaw (1944–1989), musikar, jazztrompetist, komponist
- David Shapiro (f. 1947), kunsthistorikar, diktar
- Gloria Gaynor (f. 1949), songar
- Marc Ribot (f. 1954), gitarist, komponist
- Richard Florida (f. 1957), forfattar
- Harlan Coben (f. 1962), forfattar
- Whitney Houston (1963–2012), songar
- Mikey Way (f. 1980), musikar, bassist i My Chemical Romance
- Max Weinberg, trommeslagar i E Street Band og The Max Weinberg 7
Kjelder[endre | endre wikiteksten]
- «Census 2010: New Jersey - USATODAY.com». Usatoday30.usatoday.com. 3. februar 2011. Arkivert frå originalen 2017-07-29. Henta 16. mars 2018.
- Staff. "Stephen Crane House Will Be Demolished; Birthplace of Author in Newark Will Be Razed to Make Way for a Memorial Playground.", The New York Times, January 7, 1937. Accessed September 19, 2008.
- Stewart, Zan. "Newark native celebrates Sarah Vaughan with gusto", The Star-Ledger, March 30, 2009. Accessed July 7, 2012. "Accompanied by an ace band -- pianist Norman Simmons, bassist Lisle Atkinson, drummer Gordon Lane, flutist Tony Signa, and tenor saxophonist James Stewart -- Newark native Jackson sang songs recorded by Newark native Vaughan (1924–1990)."
- Hampton, Wilborn. "Allen Ginsberg, Master Poet Of Beat Generation, Dies at 70", The New York Times, April 6, 1997. Accessed July 7, 2012. "Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926, in Newark and grew up in Paterson, N.J., the second son of Louis Ginsberg, a schoolteacher and sometime poet, and the former Naomi Levy, a Russian emigree and fervent Marxist."
- O'Connor, Julie. "Tour celebrates Newark's own Frankie Valli", The Star-Ledger, February 24, 2008. Accessed July 7, 2012. "The event is the first in a series of city-related tours, inspired by the 2006 Tony Award-winning Broadway show, Jersey Boys, which chronicles the ascent of 1960s rock and roll group The Four Seasons, along with Valli, their Newark-born frontman."
- Rose, Lisa. "Connie Francis Returns to Newark To Re-Record a Classic on Its Golden Anniversary", The Star-Ledger, May 9, 2010. Accessed June 19, 2011. "A meditation on loneliness penned by Neil Sedaka, 'Where the Boys Are' is being reinvented as electropop by producer Rob Fusari, best known as Lady Gaga's mentor/ex-boyfriend. His studio, coincidentally, is in the Newark neighborhood where Francis grew up."
- McCall, Tris. "Paul Simon to sing at NJPAC in Newark", The Star-Ledger, October 6, 2011. Accessed July 7, 2012. "At least for an evening, Paul Simon is coming home. The revered singer-songwriter, who was born in Newark, will perform at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 27. He is touring in support of "So Beautiful or So What," his tenth solo album, which was released earlier this year."
- Jazz in the Garden: Woody Shaw Legacy Ensemble Arkivert 2016-11-11 ved Wayback Machine., Newark Museum. Accessed November 10, 2016. "Regarded as one of the great band leaders and innovators of his generation, Woody Shaw Jr. (1944-1989) was an infant when his parents moved to Newark, NJ."
- Klin, Richard. "David's Harp", January Magazine, July 2007. Accessed September 22, 2008. "Newark-raised, Shapiro has not shied away from his Garden State roots, (Poems from Deal, its title taken from a Jersey-shore town, came out in 1969) taking his place, along with Ginsberg and Williams, as bards of this much maligned state."
- Heininger, Claire. "5K Raises More than $1M for Breast Cancer Research", The Star-Ledger, May 4, 2008. Accessed June 19, 2011. "After the teams crossed the finish line, singer Gloria Gaynor, a Newark native, entertained the crowd with her anthem, 'I Will Survive.' 'For the women of New Jersey, for the women of Newark, I'm very pleased to be here in support of this effort,' Gaynor said. 'It's extremely inspiring.'"
- Wolff, Carlo. "Marc Ribot And Los Cubanos Postizos Muy Divertido! Atlantic", Boston Globe, May 18, 2000. Accessed December 24, 2013. "Unlike the group's self-titled 1998 debut, there's more individuality and less homage here, with several tracks by Newark native Ribot."
- Finn, Robin. "Local Writer, Worldwide Following", The New York Times, April 2, 2009. Accessed February 7, 2011. "The homebody Harlan Coben, 47, the Newark-born son of a lawyer, grew up in nearby Livingston."
- Preston, Rohan B. "Houston Parades Emotions", Chicago Tribune, July 4, 1994. Accessed December 24, 2013. "Pop-gospel diva Whitney Houston weaves the rich experience of her youth in Newark, N.J.-lessons gleaned from her mother, gospel singer Cissy Houston, and cousin Dionne Warwick, as well as the black church-into highly successful, if formulaic, popular music."
- Ray, Michael. Alternative, Country, Hip-Hop, Rap, and More: Music from the 1980s to Today, p. 87. Britannica Educational Publishing, 2012. ISBN 9781615309108. Accessed November 8, 2017, "The group's original lineup consisted of Way, brother Michael James (Mikey) Way (born September 10, 1980, Newark, New Jersey) on bass, drummer Matt Pelissier, and guitarists Ray Toro (born July 15, 1977, in Kearny, New Jersey) and Frank Iero (born October 31, 1981, in Belleville, New Jersey)."
- Steinberg, Jacques. "For TV Band, Jet Lag Is Part of the Job", The New York Times, June 5, 2009. Accessed July 7, 2012. "But the band's most profound influences (and deepest roots) are in and around the overheated, beer-splattered clubs of the Jersey shore: Mr. Rosenberg and Mark Pender, the trumpet player, are longtime members of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes; Mr. Vivino and his older brother Jerry, the Tonight saxophonist, were, as children, part of a family dance team that played the Atlantic City Boardwalk; and Mr. Weinberg, who grew up in Newark and South Orange, still lives primarily on a farm in Monmouth County."