Archie Roach

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Birthday
8, 1956
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Singer and guitarist who has come to be known as one of the world's foremost Indigenous Australian musicians. Among his most popular songs is "Took the Children Away," which earned him an International Human Rights Award.

Before Fame

He lived in orphanages after being separated from his family by the Australian government.

Trivia

He won the Deadly Award for Lifetime Contribution to Healing the Stolen Generations in 2013.

Family Life

He was married to Ruby Hunter, who died in February 2010.

Associated With

He has toured as an opening act for artists like Billy Bragg.