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Amy Winehouse

Singer Amy Winehouse
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Profession: Singer

United Kingdom

Why Famous: Known for her deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including R&B, soul, jazz and reggae. Her personal life possibly overshadowed her professional.

Born: September 14, 1983
Birthplace: Southgate, London, England

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: July 23, 2011 (aged 27)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Married Life

  • 2007-05-18 Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (23) weds former video production assistant Blake Fielder-Civil (25) in Miami, Florida
  • 2009-08-28 Blake Fielder-Civil (27) divorces Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (25) due to adultery after 2 years of marriage

Historical Events

  • 2008-02-10 50th Grammy Awards: Amy Winehouse wins 5 awards including song "Rehab", Herbie Hancock wins Album of the Year

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