- NAME: Joan Baez
- OCCUPATION: Children’s Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Environmental Activist, Women’s Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Guitarist, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: January 09, 1941 (Age: 72)
- EDUCATION: Boston University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Staten Island, New York City, New York
- Full Name: Joan Chandos Baez
- ZODIAC SIGN: Capricorn
Joan Baez was born in Staten Island, New York, on January 9, 1941. Baez first became known as a folk singer after performing at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival. She is known for topical songs promoting social justice, civil rights and pacifism. Baez also played a critical role in popularizing Bob Dylan, with whom she performed regularly in the mid-1960s.