10. David Byrne
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10. 10. David Byrne
Despite nailing the image as the archetypal "nerd" - particularly in the video to the classic song Once In A Lifetime - Mr Byrne is actually a college drop out... He left the Maryland Institute College Of Art in his first year, moved to New York and formed a band. He made up for it, however, by penning the weighty and intellectual book How Music Works in 2012.