Barbra Streisand

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Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand in 2013
Barbra Streisand in 2013
Background information
Birth nameBarbara Joan Streisand
Born (1942-04-24) April 24, 1942 (age 80)
OriginBrooklyn, New York City, United States
GenresTraditional pop, adult contemporary, vocal, showtunes, disco
Occupation(s)Singer, actress, producer, director
Years active1960 - present
LabelsColumbia Records
WebsiteBarbraStreisand.com

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, producer, and director. She has won multiple Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards and Golden Globe awards.

Family: The grandparents on her father's side of the family, were from Galicia. (That region is now in Ukraine and Poland.).[1][2] She is of Jewish descent.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Andersen, Christopher (2006). Barbra: The Way She Is. pp. 20–22. ISBN 9780060562564.
  2. Cords, Suzanne (April 24, 2017). "Barbra Streisand at 75: A girl from Brooklyn makes it big". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
  3. Barbra: The Way She Is, Christopher Andersen, 2006

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