Tim O'Brien

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Birthday
16, 1954
Birthplace
West Virginia
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
West Virginia

About

Multi-instrumentalist whose many albums showcased his proficiency with the guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, and mandocello.

Before Fame

He, along with his sister Mollie, performed as a duo in church and local coffeehouses.

Trivia

He won a 2005 Grammy Award for Fiddler's Green in the Best Traditional Folk Album category.

Family Life

He was raised in Wheeling, West Virginia, the youngest of five children. His sister Mollie introduced him to Bob Dylan's music, which hooked him on the idea of becoming a musician.

Associated With

He performed a duet of the song The Battle Hymn of Love with Kathy Mattea in 1990.