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Janis Ian

Born: Apr 7, 1951

Birthplace: Bronx

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Janis Ian

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1951
Birth Place : Bronx

Janis Ian is a singer-songwriter who was mostly active in the 1960s and 1970s; her most successful song At Seventeen, was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines which reached number 1 on the Billboard chart. Born in 1951 in New York, Ian entered the American folk music scene while still a teenager in the mid-1960s. Most active musically in that decade and the 1970s, she has continued recording into the 21st century. She has won two Grammy Awards, the first in 1975 for At Seventeen and the second in 2013 for Best Spoken Word Album, for her autobiography, Society's Child. Ian is also a columnist and science fiction author.


  • Musician
  • Writer
  • Singer
  • Author
  • Songwriter
  • Guitarist
  • Singer-songwriter

Also known as

  • Ian, Janis
  • janis_ian
  • Janis Eddy Fink

Awards Won

  • Grammy Hall of Fame Award
  • Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
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