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With her sweet, captivating voice, quirky yet insightful songwriting and bubbly, upbeat, free-spirited hippie persona, pop and folk singer/songwriter Melanie totally epitomized the whole "flower power" counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s. She was born Melanie Anne Safka on February 3, 1947, in Queens, New York, and grew up in the Astoria ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Known For

Boogie Nights Soundtrack
(1997)
The Little Death Soundtrack
(2014)
(1989)
Taking Woodstock Soundtrack
(2009)

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 1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Album: "Recorded Live @Borders" (DES Records) See more »

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Official Sites:

Apple Music | Bandcamp | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melanie Safka

Spouse:

Peter Schekeryk  (his death)  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

There's nothing nicer than singing an unnecessary peace song. See more »

Trivia:

Noted pop and folk singer, performed at the original Woodstock rock festival in 1969. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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