The Great Kat

Born 1966
The Great Kat
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1966
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The Great Kat

The Great Kat Biography (Wikipedia)

Katherine Thomas (born 6 June 1966), best known by her stage name The Great Kat, is an English musician best known for her thrash metal interpretations of well-known pieces of classical music. Most feature her using the electric guitar, but on some she uses the violin. Thomas is a classically trained violinist, graduating from the Juilliard School and touring for a time playing conventional classical music before crossing over to metal.

Guitar One magazine listed her as one of the "Fastest Shredders of All Time". Her classical background, technical skills and self-promotion are sometimes compared to Yngwie Malmsteen. In an interview in metallian.com she claimed to be the reincarnation of Beethoven.

Her public persona, as portrayed in her publicity photos and videos, is mainly compared to that of a dominatrix, albeit in an over-the-top, abusive tongue-in-cheek manner.

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Wind Quintet (Op.43)
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Wind Quintet (Op.43)

Wind Quintet (Op.43)

Performer
Katherine Spencer
Helen Simons
Owen Dennis
Richard Bayliss
Ensemble
Galliard Ensemble
Katherine Thomas
La Source
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La Source

La Source

Performer
Katherine Thomas
Choir & Congregation of St. German's Church, Cardiff, David Jenkins, Tim Rhys-Evans, Geoff Ellerby & Anna Waring
In Heavenly Love Abiding (feat. Huw Tregelles Williams, Les Craven, The Great Kat, Jonathan Burgess, Angus West & Chris Hodges)
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In Heavenly Love Abiding (feat. Huw Tregelles Williams, Les Craven, The Great Kat, Jonathan Burgess, Angus West & Chris Hodges)

In Heavenly Love Abiding (feat. Huw Tregelles Williams, Les Craven, The Great Kat, Jonathan Burgess, Angus West & Chris Hodges)

Choir
Choir & Congregation of St. German's Church
Cardiff
Composer
David Jenkins
Conductor
Tim Rhys-Evans
Featured Artist
Huw Tregelles Williams
Les Craven
Jonathan Burgess
Angus West
Chris Hodges
Music Arranger
Geoff Ellerby
Lyricist
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