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rock stars with advanced degrees/rock star scientists and engineers

Gained original notoriety or fame via music career. May then have one or more of the following accomplishments. 1. Graduate of a top-flight university such as MIT or Harvard. 2. At least a Master's degree but may also have a PhD, MD, JD, or other terminal degree. 3. One or more publications such as books or articles in peer-reviewed journals. 4. In
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    1Rivers Cuomo
    The frontman of Weezer graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Harvard and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
  • 2Art Garfunkel
    Art Garfunkel has a M.A. in mathematics from Columbia University, and almost completed a doctorate.
  • 3Brian May
  • 4Greg Graffin
    The lead vocalist of the punk band Bad Religion has a Ph.D. in zoology and has been known to lecture on evolution, life sciences, and paleontology as a professor at Cornell.
  • 5Sterling Morrison
    Morrison, a co-founder of The Velvet Underground, majored in English at the City College of New York. He began graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he would earn a PhD in medieval literature, with a dissertation on the four signed poems of Cynewulf. He was licensed as a master mariner and became the captain of a Houston tugb
  • 6Dexter Holland
    The lead singer and guitarist of The Offspring was class valedictorian and head of the maths team at Pacifica High School, has a pilot's licence and is a Certified Flight Instructor, and has a Bachelor's degree in Biology, a Master's degree in Molecular Biology, and is a PhD candidate at the University of Southern California.
  • 7Tom Scholz
    An MIT-trained engineer and inventor who also happens to be the mastermind, songwriter and lead guitarist of the band Boston. Tom continues to record, tour and invent equipment for himself and other musicians. His invention, the Rockman, is used by all manner of guitarists.
  • 8Brian Cox
    Once he was a scientist who used to be a rock star, now he's a rock star scientist. While studying physics at Manchester University in pursuit of a PhD, Cox joined a band called D:Ream "accidentally" by filling in for a friend one night. Cox began spending his days in the lab and his evenings promoting the band's number one hit, "Thi
  • 9Once he was a scientist who used to be a rock star, now he's a rock star scientist. While studying physics at Manchester University in pursuit of a PhD, Cox joined a band called D:Ream "accidenta
    Philip Kramer of Iron Butterfly Philip Kramer's body was found on May 29 1999 in his van at the bottom of a canyon near Malibu, California. The strapping, blonde, 6' 5" one-time bassist for Iron Butterfly had been missing for four years, and still no one knows what happened to him. Kramer joined Iron Butterfly in 1974 and helped them record the alb
  • 10Julian Cope of Teardrop Explodes In 1976 Julian Cope was in college, learning to be an educator, when rock and roll got in the way. After his post-punk indie hit-making band Teardrop Explodes, well, e
    In 1976 Julian Cope was in college, learning to be an educator, when rock and roll got in the way. After his post-punk indie hit-making band Teardrop Explodes, well, exploded, he became a solo artist, musicologist, environmentalist, author, antiquarian, poet, occultist, paganist, and cultural and political commentator. His first novel, One Three On

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