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Billy Joel

American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist

Billy Joel

American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist
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birthday
9th
May, 1949
Birth Place
New York City, U.S.
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and composer. Commonly nicknamed the “Piano Man” after his first major hit and signature song of the same name as well as the similarly named 1973 album, he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 studio albums from 1971 to 1993 as well as one studio album in 2001. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-selling solo artist in the United States, with over 150 million records sold worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the United States.

instruments played
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

The Echoes The Hassles Attila Billy Joel Band Elton John

Birth Name

William Martin Joel

Genres

Rock pop soft rock pop rock

Labels

Columbia Family Productions Sony Classical

Occupations

Musician singer-songwriter composer

Origin

Hicksville, New York, U.S.

Website
Years Active

1964 present

Name

Billy Joel

Nationality

United States of America

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