Joan Baez
Date of Birth
Jan 09, 1941
Birth Place:
Staten Island, New York City, NY


While her contributions to motion pictures have been minimal, American singer/composer Joan Baez is perhaps the best known and most influential contributor to the field of 1960s protest songs. The daughter of a Mexican-born physicist father and a Quaker mother, Joan scored her first public success at age 18, when she was featured at the Newport Festival. Her fame was furthered by the first of...