Sharon Isbin

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Birthday
7, 1956
Birthplace
St. Louis Park, MN
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
St. Louis Park, MN

About

Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist who founded the guitar department at the prestigious Juilliard School in 1989.

Before Fame

She received both her Bachelor's degree and her Master's in music from Yale.

Trivia

She became the first classical guitarist to win a Grammy in 28 years after she won Best Instrumental Soloist in 2001 for her album "Dreams of a World: Folk-Inspired Music for Guitar."

Family Life

Her father, Herbert, was a nuclear scientist.

Associated With

Joan Baez was featured on her Grammy winning 2009 album, Journey to the New World.