Definition of The Who from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


The Who

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a British pop group. It began as a mod group in the 1960s, and by the early 1970s was one of the most popular rock groups in the world. The members of the group were known for behaving wildly and sometimes destroying their equipment during their performances. The Who's best-known records include My Generation (1965) and two rock operas (= stories told through a series of rock music songs), Tommy (1969) and Quadrophenia (1973).