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Barbra Joan Streisand (born Barbara Joan Streisand; April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker. During a career spanning six decades, she has become an icon in multiple fields of entertainment, winning numerous awards, which has earned her recognition as Mother of All Contemporary Pop Divas or Queen of The Divas. She has been recognized with two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, a Kennedy Center Honors prize, four Peabody Awards, and eleven Golden Globes. She is among a select group of entertainers who have been honored with all the major industry prizes.

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  • Born: Barbara Joan Streisand April 24, 1942 (age 73) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: Malibu, California, U.S.
  • Education: Erasmus Hall High School
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter actress filmmaker
  • Spouse(s): Elliott Gould (m. 1963–71) James Brolin (m. 1998)
  • Children: Jason Gould
  • Relatives: Roslyn Kind (half-sister)
  • Genres: Broadway jazz traditional pop disco
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Years active: 1955–present
  • Labels: Columbia
  • Associated acts: Alan Bergman Barry Gibb Diana Krall Marilyn Bergman Marvin Hamlisch Phil Perry
  • Website: barbrastreisand.com

Read more about Barbra Streisand at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Billboard, 2018-10-09 12:11:06
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USA Today Music, 2018-09-27 15:35:59
"Everyone answers to someone,” Barbra Streisand tells the president on new song "Don't Lie to Me," which appear on her new album, "Walls," due Nov. 2.         

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