Nancy Wilson (rock musician), Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Nancy Wilson (rock musician)

American rock musician, member of Heart

Date of Birth: 16-Mar-1954

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Profession: composer, singer, record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Nancy Wilson (rock musician)

  • Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and film composer.
  • She rose to fame alongside her older sister, singer Ann Wilson, as a guitarist and backing vocalist in the rock band Heart, which she joined in 1974. Raised near Seattle, Washington in the suburb of Bellevue, Wilson began playing music as a teenager.
  • During college, she joined her sister Ann, who had recently begun a tenure as the singer of Heart.
  • The first hard rock band fronted by women, Heart released numerous albums throughout the late 1970s and 1980s, beginning with Dreamboat Annie (1975), and Little Queen (1977), both of which generated chart singles such as "Magic Man", "Crazy on You", and "Barracuda".
  • The band also had commercial success later on, especially with their eighth, ninth and tenth studio albums, Heart, Bad Animals and Brigade, which were released in 1985, 1987, and 1990.
  • Over the duration of their career, Heart has sold well over 35 million records.Wilson has been lauded for her guitar playing, noted for its blending elements of flamenco and classical guitar styles with hard rock.
  • In 2016, Gibson ranked Wilson the eighth-greatest female guitarist of all time.
  • She is also an accomplished singer in her own right, being the lead vocalist in the song "These Dreams", which became Heart's first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100.

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