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Joan Baez

An American singer, songwriter, musician, activist who is being regarded as a folk singer is named for Joan Baez. Her music diversified since the counterculture era of the 1960s and encompasses genres such as folk-rock, pop, country, and gospel music. Beginning her recording career in 1960, Joan has successfully released more than thirty albums. Her first three albums, Joan Baez, Joan Baez, Vol. 2, and Joan Baez in Concert, all achieved gold record status. She was one of the first major artists to record the songs of Bob Dylan in the early 1960s. Being fluent in Spanish and English, she has recorded songs in six other languages as well. Her acclaimed songs include "Diamonds & Rust" and covers of Phil Ochs's "There but for Fortune", The Band's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Farewell, Angelina", "Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word", "Forever Young", "Here's to You", "Joe Hill", "Sweet Sir Galahad" and "We Shall Overcome". On 7th April 2017, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Being a social and political activist, she performed fourteen songs at the 1969 Woodstock Festival and has displayed a lifelong commitment to political and social activism in the fields of nonviolence, civil rights, human rights, and the environment. Scroll more to get more about Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Career Timeline, Personal Life & Affairs.

Personal Details

Real Name Joan Chandos Baez
Place Of Birth Staten Island, New York
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Race White
Horoscope Capricorn
Religion Christian
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Famous For Being a singer, songwriter, musician, and activist
Best Known For For releaseing more than 30 albums during her career timeline

Family Details

Father Lt. Albert Baez
Mother Lt. Hoan Chandos Baez
Siblings 2
Sisters Lt. Pauline Marden and Lt. Mimi Farina
Son 1; Gabriel

Marital Status

Marital Status Married (Divorce)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Husband David Harris
Children 1

Education Details

High School Palo Alto High School
University Boston University

Body Statistics

Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 55 KG
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Build/Type Slim

Net Worth & Salary

Net Worth $15 Million
Source of Wealth Singing Career

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