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Norah Jones

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
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Full Name: Norah Shankar but legally changed to Norah Jones when she was 16
Profession: Singer and Pianist

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Five-time Grammy Award winner for her debut album, "Come Away with Me". Certified diamond the album sold over 26 million copies.

She is the daughter of Indian sitar master and composer Ravi Shankar,

Born: March 30, 1979
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Age: 41 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries

Historical Events

  • 2003-02-23 45th Grammy Awards: Don't Know Why, Norah Jones wins