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Weeknd, 1990-

LC control no.no2011195603
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingWeeknd, 1990-
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Variant(s)The Weeknd, 1990-
Tesfaye, A. (Abel), 1990-
Tesfaye, Abel, 1990-
A. Tesfaye (Abel Tesfaye), 1990-
Abel Tesfaye, 1990-
Other standard no.615/000396424
Associated countryCanada
LocatedToronto (Ont.)
Birth date1990-02-16
Place of birthScarborough (Ont.)
Field of activityRhythm and blues music
Profession or occupationSingers
Rhythm and blues musicians
Found inDrake. Take care [SR] p2011: insert (The Weeknd; A. Tesfaye)
Wikipedia, Dec. 20, 2011 (The Weeknd; b. Abel Tesfaye, Feb. 16, 1990, Scarborough, Ont.; Ethiopian Canadian singer)
Caramanica, J. Can the Weeknd turn himself into the biggest pop star in the world?, in New York times, July 27, 2015, viewed online September 15, 2017 (Abel Tesfaye, better known as the Weeknd; he began releasing music in 2010--murky Dalí-esque R.&B., sung in an astrally sweet voice; his parents emigrated from Ethiopia in the 1980s, when the country was reeling from civil war and drought, and came to Toronto; R.&B.--the genre to which the Weeknd notionally belongs)
AllMusic website, September 15, 2017 (The Weeknd; alternative R&B act, a solo outlet for Toronto native Abel Tesfaye)
Equivalent(s)Weeknd, 1990-
National bib agency no.1036D2122E
Associated languageeng
Quality codenlc