Labi Siffre

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Birthday
25, 1945
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
England

About

Poet and songwriter who released eleven studio albums between 1970 and 2006, including The Singer and the Song and the spoken word album Monument.

Before Fame

He remained an atheist while receiving his education at the Catholic school St. Benedict's School.

Trivia

He wrote "(Something Inside) So Strong" after watching a white soldier shoot black children on a made-for-television film in South Africa.

Family Life

He and his four siblings were raised by his British mother and Nigerian father.

Associated With

Michael Ball covered "(Something Inside) So Strong" in 1996 and his version hit #40 in England.

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