Barbra Streisand Overview

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Born: April 24, 1942

From a very early age, Barbra Streisand was determined to become a star. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Streisand's first leap towards stardom came at the age of 18 when she won a singing contest at The Lion, a small Manhattan club. She began playing nightclubs and appeared off-Broadway. Streisand made her Broadway debut at 20 with a supporting role in I Can Get It for You Wholesale, for which she received a New York Drama Critics Award and a Tony nomination. She signed a contract with Columbia... See All

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