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Bruce Cockburn

Bruce CockburnBorn: 27-May-1945
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Rocket Launcher

Haunting Canadian folk guitarist and songwriter, his last name pronounced "Coburn". He was a member of band The Children in the late 1960s. Among his hits are Wondering Where the Lions Are (1979, top 25 on Billboard) and Rocket Launcher (1984). A 1970s conversion to Christianity greatly influenced his music, though a later ebb towards politics of the oppressed has turned some of those fans away.

Wife: Kitty (m. 1969, div. 1980, one daughter)
Daughter: Jenny

    Conservatory: Berklee School of Music (attended 1964-66)

    Order of Canada 1982
    Canadian Music Hall of Fame 2001

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