Springsteen, Bruce (Frederick Joseph)

born Sept. 23, 1949, Freehold, N.J., U.S.

U.S. singer and songwriter.

He played guitar in several bar bands on the Jersey Shore before forming the E Street Band in the early 1970s. His third album, Born to Run (1975), was a huge success and landed "the Boss" on the covers of Time and Newsweek magazines. Even more successful was his Born in the USA (1984). Springsteen's sensitive lyrics, often voicing his working-class sympathies, and marathon concerts won him a devoted following. He addressed Americans' concerns over the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in The Rising (2002).

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  • Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen — (* 23. September 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA) ist ein US amerikanischer Rockmusiker. Bruce Springsteen 2005 Springsteen ist weltweit seit Jahrzehnten äußerst populär. Allein in den USA hat er mehr als 60 Millionen Alben verkauft; damit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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