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Neil Young

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
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Profession: Singer-songwriter

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

Biography: Co-founded the band Buffalo Springfield along with Stephen Stills and Richie Furay, later joining Crosby, Stills & Nash as a fourth member in 1969. His work is characterized by his deeply personal lyrics, distinctive guitar work and signature alto or high tenor singing voice.

Born: November 12, 1945
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age: 76 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1978-08-02 Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young (32) weds American diner waitress Pegi Morton (25); divorce 2014

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