Joan Baez


Joan Beaz is a famous American activist, singer, songwriter, and musician. She was born on January 9, 1941, in New York City, U.S. She is well known for her songs in different genres like Folk, Folk rock, Americana, Country folk, Gospel, and Latin. She married David Harris in 1968. Her music career spanned over 60 years and released more than 30 albums and hundreds of songs. She started primary education in her hometown and completed her graduation in PhD at Stanford University in 1950.

Quick Facts

Full NameJoan Chandos Baez
Date of BirthJanuary 9, 1941
Place of BirthNew York City, U.S.
ProfessionSinger, songwriter, musician, activist
SpouseDavid Harris (m. 1968; div. 1973)
ParentsAlbert Baez (Father) and Joan Chandos Baez (Mother)
SiblingsTwo sisters: Pauline Thalia Baez Bryan and Margarita Mimi Baez Fariña
EducationGraduated from Palo Alto High School in 1958
Notable Awards and HonorsInducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017
Significant ContributionsAdvocacy for civil rights, nonviolence, human rights, and the environment
Notable Songs“Diamonds & Rust”, “Farewell, Angelina”, “We Shall Overcome”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”
AlbumsReleased more than 30 albums, including “Joan Baez”, “Joan Baez, Vol. 2”, “In Concert”
Musical GenresFolk, folk rock, Americana, country folk, gospel, Latin
Years Active1958–present
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Joan Baez Songs

Diamonds and RustDiamonds & Rust1975
El Preso Numero NueveJoan Baez1960
De coloresGracias a la Vida1974
The Night They Drove Old Dixie DownBlessed Are…1971
500 MilesInside Llewyn Davis: Movie Soundtrack…2014
Donna DonnaBallads of a Lonesome Wildwood Flower2020
There But For FortuneJoan Baez/51964
Forever YoungFrom Every Stage1976
Farewell, AngelinaFarewell, Angelina1965
La LloronaGracias a la Vida1974
Love Is Just a Four-Letter WordAny Day Now1968
The River in the Pines
No Nos MoveranGracias a la Vida1974
Here’s to YouSvegliati E Uccidi/ Sacco E Vanzetti1969
Brothers in ArmsRecently1987
We Shall OvercomeIn Concert Part 21963
It Ain’t Me BabeLive In London 19652016
House of the Rising SunJoan Baez1960
Blowin’ in the WindJoan Baez in Italy1967
Silver DaggerJoan Baez1960
Catch The WindJoan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration2016
Sad-Eyed Lady of the LowlandsAny Day Now1968
East VirginiaJoan Baez1960
All My TrialsJoan Baez1960
The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti, Part 1Sacco and Vanzetti1971
Sweet Sir GalahadThe First 10 Years1970
Love Song to a StrangerCome from the Shadows1972
How Many Roads Must a Man Walk DownDie Schönsten Lieder1981
The BoxerJoan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration2016
Song of BangladeshCome from the Shadows1972
Saigon BrideJoan1967

FAQs about Joan Baez Biography

What is the full name of Joan Baez?

Joan Baez’s full name is Joan Chandos Baez.

What is the Profession of Joan Baez?

Joan Baez is a singer, songwriter, musician, and activist.

What is the age of Joan Baez?

Joan Baez was born on January 9, 1941, making her currently 83 years old.

Who is Joan Baez’s spouse?

Joan Baez was married to David Harris from 1968 to 1973.

Who are Joan Baez’s Parents?

Joan Baez’s father was Albert Baez, and her mother was Joan Chandos Baez.

Who are Joan Baez’s siblings?

Joan Baez had two sisters: Pauline Thalia Baez Bryan (1938–2016), also known as Pauline Marden, and Margarita Mimi Baez Fariña (1945–2001), who was better known as Mimi Fariña.

What is the net worth of Joan Baez?

Joan Baez’s net worth is not publicly disclosed.

What is the education of Joan Baez?

Joan Baez graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1958.

What are the major awards Joan Baez received?

Joan Baez has received several awards and honors throughout her career, including induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.

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