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Overview (1)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Rosanne Cash was born on May 24, 1955 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She has been married to John Leventhal since April 30, 1995. They have one child. She was previously married to Rodney Crowell.

Spouse (2)

John Leventhal (30 April 1995 - present) (1 child)
Rodney Crowell (7 April 1979 - 1992) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (14)

Daughter of Johnny Cash and Vivian Liberto.
Step-daughter of June Carter Cash
Older sister of Tara Cash, Cindy Cash and Kathy Cash.
Older half-sister of John Carter Cash. Older stepsister of Carlene Carter and Rosey Nix Adams.
Niece of Tommy Cash.
Cousin of Kelly Cash.
Country singer.
Children: Caitlin Rivers Crowell (born in 1980), Chelsea Jane Crowell (born in 1982), Carrie Kathleen Crowell (born in 1988), Jakob William Leventhal (born in 1999).
Her and Jimmy Tittle's composition "On the Surface" was recorded by Bettye LaVette on Lavette's 2005 CD, "I've Got My Own Hell to Raise" (Anti). Cash's original recording appears on her 1990 CD, "Interiors" (Sony).
She is of Scottish and Italian heritage.
Set to have brain surgery for Arnold-Chiari malformation, a rare but benign condition, at the New York Presbyterian Hospital [November 6, 2007].
In 1981 her hit song "Seven Year Ache" did not, as many expected it to, win a Grammy for Best Song. In 1985 she wrote "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me", about not winning the Grammy. The song won a Grammy.
Release of her memoirs, "Composed". [August 2010]
Her music career began shortly after finishing high school. When she told her father she would like to become a musician, he took her on tour and gave her a list of one-hundred essential songs she should know. It later became the subject of her album 'The List'.

Personal Quotes (2)

On change: The key to change is to let go of fear.
[on her father] He didn't love the business. he loved the music, and he loved being a writer and performer, but the business kind of irked him and he got into plenty of conflict. You take for granted anything your parents do when you are a kid, Later on when I became a songwriter myself, I appreciated just how rare what he did was. [His advice was] take care of your family first. Saying no is very powerful.. I hope I've refined what I do. I've worked on my skills and the quality of songs I can catch. I think I've strengthened my work ethic.

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