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Bruce Springsteen

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Birthday
23, 1949
Birthplace
Long Branch, NJ
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Long Branch, NJ

About

Known simply as The Boss, this rock legend struck fame in 1975 with his critically acclaimed album Born to Run and again in 1984 with his rock anthem "Born in the U.S.A." He won his 20th career Grammy Award in 2009 when his song "Working on a Dream" took Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance.

Before Fame

He felt deep alienation while attending high school and did not appear at his graduation. He failed his physical examinations after being drafted to fight in Vietnam and never served.

Trivia

He performed with the power trio Earth in the late 1960s and, in 1971, he performed with Steve Van Zandt and Steel Mill.

Family Life

He married Julianne Phillips on May 13, 1985 and, after their divorce on March 1, 1989, he married Patti Scialfa  on June 8, 1991. He has two sons named Evan and Sam and a daughter named Jessica.

Associated With

He inducted Bono into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

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