Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Name Jackson Browne
Profession Rock Singer
Date of Birth 1948-10-09
Place of Birth Heidelberg,
Germany
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Libra

About Jackson Browne

Singer-songwriter and musician known for such songs as “Running on Empty,” “These Days,” and “Doctor My Eyes.” He has sold millions of albums worldwide.

Early Life of Jackson Browne

He graduated from Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, California, in 1966, after which he relocated to Greenwich Village in New York and joined the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.

Family Life

He married model Phyllis Major in 1975. She committed suicide in March 1976. He married model Lynne Sweeney in January 1981, but they divorced in 1983. He briefly dated actress Daryl Hannah. He has two sons, Ethan and Ryan. He began dating Dianna Cohen in the mid-’90s. 

Associated With

He was close friends with musician Glenn Frey. Browne wrote the song “Take It Easy” with Frey, which later became a hit for Frey’s band The Eagles. 

Tags: browne, jackson, Singer
Sylvia Browne

Sylvia Browne

Name Sylvia Browne
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1936-10-19
Place of Birth Kansas City, MO
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 2013-11-20
Birth Sign Libra

About Sylvia Browne

A self-proclaimed medium and psychic, Browne gained commercial attention for her talk show appearances and for the paranormal and spiritual subject matter of her books. She received flack for several highly publicized false predictions, including her 2004 proclamation that missing woman Amanda Berry, later found alive, had been murdered.

Early Life of Sylvia Browne

In her early years, she held many odd jobs, including positions with a jewelry dealer, freight company, and the postal service. As a teenager, she also performed cold psychic reads for money.

Trivia

She was convicted of fraud and grand theft in 1992.

Family Life

Her marriage to Gary Dufresne began in 1959 and ended in divorce in 1972. She was then briefly married to Kenzil Dalzell Brown, followed by Larry Lee Beck. For the last four years of her life, she was married to fourth husband, Michael Ulery.

Associated With

She was interviewed by famous broadcast journalist, Larry King.

Tags: browne, Famous, novelist, sylvia
Frances Browne

Frances Browne

Name Frances Browne
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1816-01-16
Place of Birth Ireland
Age 63 yrs
Death Date 1879-08-21
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Frances Browne

A Nineteenth-Century Irish author and poet, she is best remembered for her 1856 children’s story collection, Granny’s Wonderful Chair. Her other works include My Share of the World (a novel) and Pictures and Songs of Home (a poetry collection).

Early Life Experience of Frances Browne

She had a bout with smallpox as a baby that left her blind for the rest of her life.

Trivia Info

She lived in Edinburgh and London during her adult life.

Family Life and Relationship

She was one of twelve children. She died at the age of sixty-three, having never married.

Close Associates

She was a literary contemporary of British novelist Anthony Trollope.

Tags: browne, frances
Henry Browne Blackwell

Henry Browne Blackwell

Name Henry Browne Blackwell
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth England
Age 84 yrs
Death Date 1909-09-07
Birth Sign Taurus

About Henry Browne Blackwell

Co-founder of the Republican Party and publisher of Woman’s Journal with is publishing partner, Lucy Stone.

Early Life Experience of Henry Browne Blackwell

He attended Kemper College, but dropped out to support his family.

Trivia Info

In 1867, he wrote a proposal for women’s suffrage that was sent to the southern legislature. He remained a strong supporter of women’s rights throughout his life.

Family Life and Relationship

In 1855, he married Lucy Stone, with whom he had daughter Alice Stone Blackwell.

Close Associates

His sister, Elizabeth Blackwell, was the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States.

Tags: blackwell, browne, henry, politician
Vincent Browne

Vincent Browne

Name Vincent Browne
Profession TV Show Host
Date of Birth 1944-07-17
Place of Birth Ireland
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Cancer

About Vincent Browne

Irish print and broadcast journalist whose radio program Tonight with Vincent Browne aired from 1996 to 2007.

Early Life Experience of Vincent Browne

He attended University College Dublin to study Politics and Economics and founded the university newspaper The College Tribune in 1989.

Trivia Info

He became known for his investigative journalism and published a magazine called Magill, which focused on investigations into political dealings.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Jean Browne, with whom he had two daughters.

Close Associates

Comparisons were often drawn between his style and that of English journalist Jeremy Paxman.

Tags: browne, Personality, vincent