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Arizona is a state of celebrity.  A number of celebrities hail from Arizona, including folk singer Michelle Branch baseball star Curt Shilling.   Musicians Alice Cooper and Chester Bennington comedian David Spade actress Emma Stone television star Lynda Carter and music maven Stevie Nicks also call Phoenix home.
Acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright lived in Arizona and his influence is seen in real estate throughout the state. Taliesin West was built on 600 acres of Sonoran Desert and still houses an architectural studio
and school.
Another famous architect Paolo Soleri spent time with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West and went on to create Arcosanti which is based on his concept of “arcology” (combining architecture and ecology).
Best-selling author and first lady of household humor Erma Bombeck made her home in Arizona until her passing in 1996.
Pioneers of the old west era Cochise The Apache Kid and Geronimo were all born in Arizona. The infamous Gunfight at The O.K. Corral took place in Tombstone Arizona