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Birth Name: Kristoffer Kristofferson
Born: 1936/06/22
Birth Place: Brownsville, Texas, U.S.
Years Active: 1966–present
Genres: Country, Folk, Rock, Outlaw Country

Kris Kristofferson (born Kristoffer Kristian Kristofferson, June 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, songwriter and musician as well as a film actor. After leaving the Army in 1965, Kristofferson moved to Nashville. He worked at a variety of odd jobs while struggling for success in music. He got a job sweeping floors at Columbia Studios. There he met Johnny Cash, who initially accepted some of Kristofferson's songs but chose not to use them. During Kristofferson's janitorial stint for Columbia, Bob Dylan recorded his landmark 1966 album “Blonde on Blonde” at the studio. Though he had the opportunity to watch some of Dylan's recording sessions, Kristofferson never met Dylan out... Continue Bio >>


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