Tori Amos

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Myra Ellen Amos, 22 August 1963, Newton, North Carolina, USA. Singer-songwriter Amos was compared early in her career to everyone from Kate Bush to Joni Mitchell. She began playing the piano aged two-and-a-half, and was enrolled in Baltimore’s elite Peabody Institute as a five-year-old prodigy. Legend has it that she was formally ejected for ‘playing by ear’ the songs of John Lennon and the Doors, following six years study. After failing an audition to gain re-entry, Amos... Read more

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female vocalists
singer-songwriter
alternative
piano
rock
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