|Birth name||Barbara Joan Streisand|
|Born||April 24, 1942|
|Origin||Brooklyn, New York City, United States|
|Genres||Traditional pop, adult contemporary, vocal, showtunes, disco|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, actress, producer, director|
|Years active||1960 - present|
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.). She is of Jewish descent.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Andersen, Christopher (2006). Barbra: The Way She Is. pp. 20–22. ISBN 9780060562564.
- ↑ Cords, Suzanne (April 24, 2017). "Barbra Streisand at 75: A girl from Brooklyn makes it big". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved May 11, 2018.
- ↑ Barbra: The Way She Is, Christopher Andersen, 2006
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Barbra Streisand at Wikimedia Commons
- 1942 births
- Living people
- Academy Award winning actors
- Actors from Brooklyn
- American movie actors
- American television producers
- Emmy Award winning actors
- Golden Globe Award winning actors
- Golden Globe Award winning directors
- Grammy Award winners
- Jewish American actors
- Jewish American musicians
- Jewish businesspeople
- Movie directors from New York City
- Movie producers from New York City
- Musicians from Brooklyn
- Singers from New York City