Profile of the Day: Bruce Springsteen
Happy birthday Bruce Springsteen! Can you believe that today The Boss turns 64? He was born in 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey to a working-class household. His father was of Dutch and Irish ancestry; his surname in Dutch means jumping stone. His Italian ancestry stems from his mother’s lineage; his maternal grandfather was born in Vico Equense, a town near Naples.
To date, he has sold over 120 million albums worldwide and has collected numerous awards for his work, including 20 Grammy Awards, 2 Golden Globes and an Academy Award.
Bruce Springsteen is connected to over 70 million people in Geni’s World Family Tree. How are you related?
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