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Joshua Winslow Groban, 27 February 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA. First bursting onto the music scene while still a teenager, opera baritone Groban updates the age-old genre with modern music styles such as pop and dance. Groban began singing while in the seventh grade, but despite possessing enormous potential, took a break from music for a couple of years after changing schools. It was not until being accepted to Michigans prestigious Interlochen Arts Program that Groban began to focus mainly on developing his talent, as he sang in several musical theatre productions. He began studying with a vocal coach who knew renowned producer/composer David Foster, who had contacted the teacher to see if he could recommend anyone to sing at rehearsals for an event that he was arranging for the Governor of California's Inauguration. Groban got the gig, and subsequently, began a fruitful relationship with Foster, resulting in a then-17 year old Groban filling in for...