Bruce Cockburn

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Birthday
27, 1945
Birthplace
Ottawa, Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Ottawa, Canada

About

Canadian guitarist and accomplished singer-songwriter who received the Member of the Order of Canada honor in 1982.

Before Fame

He found his first guitar in his grandmother's attic in 1959 and taught himself how to play it by listening to popular songs on the radio.

Trivia

In 2009, he traveled to Afghanistan to play a concert for Canadian troops.

Family Life

He was born in Ottawa, Canada.

Associated With

He and director Gilles Carle have both been appointed Members of the Order of Canada for their contributions to art.