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Biography:
Born: 1975/07/01
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Years Active: 1999-present
Genres: Indie Folk, Baroque Pop, Folk Rock, Alternative

Sufjan Stevens (born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and musician born in Detroit, Michigan. A multi-instrumentalist, Stevens is known for his use of the banjo, but also plays guitar, piano, drums, and several other instruments, often playing all of these on his albums through the use of multitrack recording. While in school, he studied the oboe and English horn, which he also plays on his albums. This multitude of instruments, including string and horn orchestrations, is prominently featured in his compositions, giving his music a symphonic sound. Stevens began his musical career as a member of Marzuki, a folk-rock band from Holland, Michigan. While in school at Hope College,... Continue Bio >>

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Albums:

Hit & Run Vol. 1

What The Night Said


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