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Janis Ian

Janis Ian Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1951
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Janis Ian

Janis Ian is an American singer-songwriter who was most commercially successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Her signature songs are the 1966/67 hit "Society's Child" and the 1975 Top Ten single "At Seventeen", from her LP Between the Lines, which in September 1975 reached no. 1 on the Billboard album chart. Born on April 7th, 1951 in Farmingdale, New Jersey, Ian entered the American folk music scene while still a teenager in the mid-1960s. Most active musically in that decade and the 1970s, she has continued recording into the 21st century. She has won two Grammy Awards, the first in 1975 for "At Seventeen" and the second in 2013 for Best Spoken Word Album, for her autobiography, Society's Child, with a total of ten nominations in eight different categories. Ian is also a columnist and science fiction author.

Birth name Janis Eddy Fink
Born April 7, 1951, Farmingdale, New Jersey U.S.
Genres Folk
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, author
Years active 1965–present
Labels Rude Girl, Columbia, Verve, Windham Hill
Website Janis Ian's Official site
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About Janis Ian

Singer, songwriter, musician, and science fiction writer who sang "Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)."

Janis Ian before fame

She had a song, "Hair of Spun Gold," which was published in Broadside when she was twelve.

Achievement of Janis Ian

She won a Grammy Award for her hit "At Seventeen."

Janis Ian family life

She married Tino Sargo in 1978; after their divorce in 1987, she remarried Patricia Snyder on August 27, 2003.

Associations of Janis Ian

Her song "Fly Too High" was featured in the movie Foxes starring Jodie Foster.

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Latest information about Janis Ian updated on June 14 2021.