September 23, 1949 in Long Branch
Freehold, New Jersey, United States
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is a rock singer, songwriter and musician born on September 23, 1949 in Long Beach, New Jersey. Springsteen is nicknamed "The Boss" and is best known how his work along side his E Street Band. His music is known for its reverence for the American working class and poetic lyrics. His songs vary between rock and more somber, folksy-sounding work. Springsteen is among the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 64 million albums in the United States and more than 120 million worldwide. His awards include 20 Grammys and an Academy Award.