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Alison Krauss

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
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Profession: Country Singer and Musician

United States of America

Why Famous: Tied with Quincy Jones as the most awarded living recipient of Grammys - 27 in total - Krauss performs bluegrass and country with her band Union Station. Her soundtrack to the hit film O Brother, Where Art Thou? sparked a revival in American blugrass, and in 2007 she won Album of the Year for Raising Sand, a duet with Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant.

Born: July 23, 1971
Birthplace: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Age: 49 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1997-11-08 Bluegrass musician Alison Krauss marries Pat Bergeson

Historical Events

  • 1995-02-07 Bluegrass and country musician Alison Krauss releases her compilation album "Now that I've Found You"
  • 2007-10-23 "Raising Sand" a collaborative album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss is released
  • 2009-02-08 51st Grammy Awards: Best Album "Raising Sand" and Record of the Year "Please Read The Letter" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss