Barbra Streisand

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Born: April 24, 1942    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand was born in Williamsburg, New York, to Emanuel Streisand and Diana Ida. Her father was a high school teacher, whose parents were Austrian. He died when Barbra was just 15 months old. Streisand has a half-sister, Roslyn Kind, who was also a singer. Barbra had a very turbulent relationship with her step-father, Louis Kind.

Whilst attending Erasmus Hall High School, Barbra Streisand sang in the school choir with Neil Diamond.

In her teens, Streisand won a singing competition and started to sing in nightclubs. She was keen to get into acting and appeared in a number of off-Broadway shows, including Driftwood, with Joan Rivers....
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1963: The Barbra Streisand Album
1963: The Second Barbra Streisand Album
1964: The Third Album
1964: Funny Girl
1964: People
1965: My Name Is Barbra
1965: My Name Is Barbra, Two...
1966: Color Me Barbra
1966: Je m'appelle Barbra
1967: Simply Streisand
1967: A Christmas Album
1969: What About Today?
1971: Stoney End
1971: Barbra Joan Streisand
1973: Barbra Streisand...And Other Musical Instruments
1974: The Way We Were
1974: ButterFly
1975: Lazy Afternoon
1976: Classical Barbra
1977: Streisand Superman
1978: Songbird
1979: Wet
1980: Guilty
1984: Emotion
1985: The Broadway Album
1988: Till I Loved You
1993: Back to Broadway
1997: Higher Ground
1999: A Love Like Ours
2001: Christmas Memories
2003: The Movie Album
2005: Guilty Pleasures
2009: Love Is the Answer

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