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Overview (3)

Born in Manhattan, New York, USA
Birth NameSophie Ballantine Hawkins
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sophie B. Hawkins was born on November 1, 1964 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Sophie Ballantine Hawkins.

Trivia (9)

Single: "As I Lay Me Down" from her album, "Whaler" (1995).
Co-wrote the song "Free" with Sarah Brightman for Brightman's album, "Harem.".
Single: "Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover" from first album "Tongues & Tails", 1992.
Her hit "As I Lay Me Down" was on the billboard charts for 67 weeks, one of the longest-running songs in the chart's history.
"Wilderness", her fourth album, was released on her own label rather than by Sony/Columbia, which distributed her first three. She spent $300,000 of her own money on it ($150,000 to produce the CD, $150,000 to market it).
Friend of the late actress Margaux Hemingway, and screenwriter Gigi Gaston.
Released her 4th album, Wilderness, on April 20, 2004. [November 2004]
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 44, a son named Dashiell Gaston Hawkins on November 18, 2008. He was named in part for Hawkins's longtime partner and manager, Gigi Gaston, who had directed The Cream Will Rise, the documentary about Hawkins mentioned above.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 50, a daughter named Esther Ballantine Hawkins on July 7, 2015 after being implanted with her own frozen embryo (sperm was provided by a donor).

Personal Quotes (1)

Just because I sing about women doesn't mean I'm gay. Just because I sing about guys doesn't mean I'm straight.

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