Ian Tyson

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Birthday
25, 1933
Birthplace
Victoria, Canada
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Victoria, Canada

About

Singer-songwriter who was one-half of the duo Ian and Sylvia from 1964 to 1975 and later wrote the highly successful song "Four Strong Winds."

Before Fame

His first band was called The Sensational Stripes; it didn't have much success, but it served as inspiration for future projects.

Trivia

He was nominated for Solo Artist of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in 2009.

Family Life

He was married to Sylvia Fricker Tyson and later to Twylla Dvorkin; both marriages ended in divorce.

Associated With

Neil Young said that Tyson's music influenced him.