Patti Smith

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Patricia Lee Smith
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/30/1946, Capricorn
  • Profession: Musician; poet
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Patti Smith Fast Facts:
  • Worked briefly at a toy factory after graduating high school.
  • Moved to New York to pursue an artistic career in 1967.
  • Costarred with Sam Shepard in his autobiographical play Cowboy Mouth in 1971.
  • Wrote as a music journalist for Creem and Rolling Stone magazines in the 1970s.
  • Was honored with the title of Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 2005.
  • Won the 2010 National Book Award for her memoir, Just Kids.
  • Patti Smith Relationships:
  • Robert Mapplethorpe - Ex-significant Other
  • Linda Smith - Sister
  • Jesse Smith - Daughter
  • Fred "Sonic" Smith - Husband (deceased)
  • Jackson Smith - Son
  • Beverly Smith - Mother
  • Grant Smith - Father
  • Todd Smith - Brother
  • College:
  • Attended Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

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