Sufjan Stevens

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Folk Singer
Date of Birth July 1, 1975
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan
Age 45 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He has released a total of seven solo studio albums as well as multiple collaborative albums with other artists. Stevens has also received Academy Award and Grammy Award nominations. His debut album A Sun Came was released in 1999 on the Asthmatic Kitty label, which he co-founded with his stepfather. He received wide recognition for his 2005 album Illinois, which hit number one on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart, and for the single "Chicago" from that album. Stevens later contributed to the soundtrack of the coming-of-age romantic drama film Call Me by Your Name. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media for the soundtrack's lead single, "Mystery of Love".

Born: July 01, 1975, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres: Indie folk, baroque pop, indie rock, electronica
Occupation(s): Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, banjo, guitalin, electronics, keyboards, woodwinds, percussion
Years active: 1995–present
Labels: Asthmatic Kitty, Sounds Familyre, Orchard
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About Sufjan Stevens

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.

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.

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.


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

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Latest information about Sufjan Stevens updated on March 01, 2021.

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