Cher in 2010
|Birth name||Cherilyn Sarkisian|
|Also known as||
|Born||May 20, 1946
El Centro, California, U.S.
|Genres||dance, eurodisco, R&B, pop rock, house|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, television personality|
Cherilyn Sarkisian (better known as Cher; born on May 20, 1946) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, author and entertainer. She has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award and three Golden Globe Awards. She is well known for her deep contralto vocal range.
Cher first became well-known in 1965 as one half of the pop/rock duo Sonny & Cher. She has also released 25 albums as a solo artist, and has 22 Billboard Top 40 entries over her career. These include twelve Top 10 singles and 5 number one singles.
References[change | edit source]
- Holden, Stephen (18 December 1997). "CABARET REVIEW; On Life's Rough-and-Tumble, via Mama's Tender Heart". ESPN.com. http://www.nytimes.com/1997/12/18/arts/cabaret-review-on-life-s-rough-and-tumble-via-mama-s-tender-heart.html. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- cher.com — Cher's official web site.
- officialcherfanclub.com — Cher's official Fan Club web site.
- ccakids.com — Children's Craniofacial Association. National Chairperson: Cher.
- cherconvention.com — Cher Convention Foundation dedicated to raising funds for CCA kids.
- Eulogy for Sonny Bono
- Cher at TV.com
- Cher at the Internet Movie Database