Billy Bragg Biography


Billy Bragg

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Birth Name: Billy Bragg
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age: 60 Years
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Billy Bragg is a well known singer and songwriter from United Kingdom. He has also established himself as a left-wing activist. He is also popular for his first album; Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy. His music is composed of various inspirational words that helps the younger generation involved in activist causes. Talented and industrious, Billy Bragg was born as Stephen William Bragg in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom to Dennis Frederick Austin Bragg and Marie Victoria D'Urso. He is English and is of Italian and English descent.

Billy is married to Juliet Bragg after having romantic love affairs with her for several years. As a loving spouse, they have welcomed a son named Jack Bragg. They are strongly bonded into this married life and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Billy was raised in middle class family. He received his formal education from Northbury Junior School. He also attended Park Secondary Modern. When he was just 12 years old, he became more interested in poetry and he also read his own poem on a local radio station. He also began practicing guitar at a young age. In May 1977, he went on a White Riot Tour in London where he played guitar for them. He also played guitar at a Rock Against Racism. He formed his own band Riff Raff in 1977 and released his debut album Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy in May 1983. He is also active in politics. His annual salary is said to be high and is net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

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Born in Barking, Essex, England

1957 20th of December

Talented and industrious, Billy Bragg was born as Stephen William Bragg in Barking, Essex, England, United Kingdom to Dennis Frederick Austin Bragg and Marie Victoria D'Urso. He is English and is of Italian and English descent.

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Began his interest in poetry

1970

Billy was raised in middle class family. He received his formal education from Northbury Junior School. He also attended Park Secondary Modern. When he was just 12 years old, he became more interested in poetry and he also read his own poem on a local radio station.

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His father died

1976

He was born to Dennis Frederick Austin Bragg and Marie Victoria D'Urso. His father Dennis Frederick Austin Bragg was an assistant sales manager and he died of lung cancer when Billy was just 18 years old.

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Formed the punk rock/pub rock band Riff Raff

1977

He also began practicing guitar at a young age. In May 1977, he went on a White Riot Tour in London where he played guitar for them. He also played guitar at a Rock Against Racism. He formed his own band Riff Raff in 1977.

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Joined British Army

1981

With the formation of his own punk rock/pub rock band Riff Raff, he began performing in the rural areas. Though they released several singles and performed in several occasions, they didn't receive any fame. In 1981, he joined British Army; however, he came out from there within three months.

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Released his debut album, Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy

1983 of May

After being back from the British army, he became involved in music fully. He began working on his debut album and his debut album Life's a Riot with Spy vs Spy was finally released in May 1983.

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Released his second album, Brewing Up with Billy Bragg

1984 of November

With the success of his debut album, he began recording his second album. His second album, Brewing Up with Billy Bragg was released at the end of 1984. It also entered in the UK albums chart at no 16.

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Won Q Classic Songwriter Award

2007

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2007, he got nominated in Q Classic Songwriter Award. He was also honored with this award that year.

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