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Sufjan Stevens

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1, 1975
Detroit, MI
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1, 1975 (age 47)
Detroit, MI


Singer/songwriter most famous for his Illinois album, which includes the hit "Chicago." His 2003 album, Greetings from Michigan, and his 2015 release, Carrie & Lowell, also received critical acclaim. He also wrote multiple songs for the popular romance movie Call Me by Your Name.

Before Fame

After graduating from Hope College in Michigan, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York City's The New School. He released his debut album, A Sun Came, in 2000.


His fourth album, Seven Swans, incorporates spiritual and theological themes. In 2021, he collaborated with Angelo De Augustine on the album A Beginner's Mind. 

Family Life

He grew up in Detroit and Petoskey, Michigan, and later settled in New York City. His brother, Marzuki Stevens, became a successful marathon runner.

Associated With

Songwriter and music producer Tim Walsh engineered two of Stevens' albums: All Delighted People and The Age of Adz.