Greg Brown

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Birthday
2, 1949
Birthplace
Fairfield, IA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Fairfield, IA

About

Folk musician whose prolific recording career and appearances on A Prairie Home Companion earned him a loyal following.

Before Fame

He performed in clubs and coffeehouses and was a ghostwriter for Buck Ram, founder of The Platters.

Trivia

He used his music to raise funds and awareness for many environmental and social issues.

Family Life

His father was a Pentecostal minister, and his mother was a skilled electric guitarist. He married his second wife, famed folk artist Iris Dement, in 2002. They adopted a Russian-born daughter together.

Associated With

His songs were performed by numerous artists, including Jack Johnson.