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Lenny Kravitz

Singer-songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist
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Hometown Manhattan
Other Names Kravitz, Leonard ...

Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose “retro” style incorporated elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often played all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1964 Birth Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York. … Read More
1974 10 Years Old In 1974, the Kravitz family relocated to Los Angeles when Kravitz's mother landed her role on The Jeffersons. … Read More

TEENAGE

1978 14 Years Old In 1978, Kravitz was accepted into the school's well-respected music program. … Read More

TWENTIES

1985 21 Years Old 1 More Event
With record labels still telling him his music wasn't "black enough" or "white enough", Kravitz decided to record an album on his own. Kravitz had met recording engineer/keyboardist/bassist Henry Hirsch in 1985 when recording a demo at his Hoboken, New Jersey recording studio. … Read More
1987 - 1990 4 More Events
1991 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Kravitz separated from Lisa Bonet in 1991, amid rumors of an affair between him and Madonna. … Read More
Kravitz and Bonet divorced in 1993.

THIRTIES

1994 - 1997 5 More Events
He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. … Read More
2000 36 Years Old 1 More Event
His cover version of The Guess Who's hit "American Woman" won him another Grammy at the Grammy Awards of 2000 and helped The Guess Who's song reach a new audience.
The single "Again" earned him his third consecutive Grammy for the Best Male Rock Vocal in the Grammy Awards of 2001 and peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
He won his fourth Grammy in 2002. "Stillness of Heart", "Believe in Me", and "If I Could Fall In Love" were subsequent singles from the album.

FORTIES

Kravitz also appeared on Unity, the official album of the 2004 Athens Olympics, and performed a cover of "Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)" on the album Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix.
From March 2005, Kravitz toured all over the world with the tour Electric Church, which ended at the Brixton Academy, London in July 2005.
2006 42 Years Old In January 2006, Kravitz contributed "Breathe" to absoluttracks, a project sponsored by Absolut Vodka. … Read More
On July 7, 2007, Kravitz performed at the Brazilian leg of Live Earth in Rio de Janeiro, making him one of three major international rock stars to perform two huge free concerts at the world-famous Copacabana Beach along with Macy Gray and the Rolling Stones. … Read More
On January 17, 2008, Kravitz embarked on a 9 city mini-tour to promote his new album It Is Time for a Love Revolution. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old Kravitz made his feature film acting debut in Precious which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. … Read More
Kravitz's next album, tentatively titled Funk, was tentatively re-titled Negrophilia and was due out sometime in 2010. … Read More
On December 1, 2011, Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. … Read More

FIFTIES

2014 50 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 18, 2014, Private First Class Kravitz received the Medal of Honor in a ceremony that awarded it to 23 other servicemen who were passed over because of their ethnicity. … Read More
2015 51 Years Old On February 1, 2015, Kravitz performed alongside Katy Perry at the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show.
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