Diamanda Galás

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Diamanda Galas

Diamanda Galás (born 1955) is an American avant-garde artist.

Galás was born and raised in San Diego, California, to Greek Orthodox parents. In 1982 her first album was released. In 1988 Galás joined ACT UP. In 1996 a book she wrote called The Shit of God was published. In 2005 Galás was given the Demetrio Stratos International Career Award.