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The Boss
Born
September 23, 1949 (1949-09-23) (age 61)
Long Branch, New Jersey
Genres
Rock, heartland rock, roots rock, folk rock
Occupations
Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments
Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
Years active
1972–present
Labels
Columbia
Associated acts
E Street Band, Steel Mill, Miami Horns, The Sessions Band
Website
brucespringsteen.net
Notable instruments
Fender Telecaster
Fender Esquire
Takamine Guitars
Hohner Marine Band Harmonica


Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed "The Boss," is an American singer-songwriter who records and tours with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of Heartland rock, poetic lyrics, and Americana sentiments centered on his native New Jersey.

Golden Globe Awards
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "Streets of Philadelphia" in 1994.
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "The Wrestler" in 2009.