Amy Winehouse

Soul Singer

Birthday September 14, 1983

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace London, England

DEATH DATE Jul 23, 2011 (27)

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About

Five-time Grammy Award winner and soul singing icon whose album, Back to Black, became the best-selling album of the twenty-first century in the UK. She died of alcohol poisoning at her home in Camden, London.

Before Fame

She got her first guitar when she was 14 years old and the following year, she began writing her own music.

Trivia

She released the autobiographical song "Rehab" in 2006 and won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than Me." 

Family Life

She got married to Blake Fielder on May 18, 2007 and divorced him on July 16, 2009.

Associated With

She was compared to Sarah Vaughan, one of her influences, after releasing Frank in 2003.

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