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Amy Winehouse

English singer and songwriter

Amy Winehouse is ...


Born 14 September 1983 in Southgate
Died 23 July 2011 in Greater London
Age 27 years, 10 months

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship United Kingdom
Birth name Amy Jade Winehouse
Father Mitch Winehouse
Mother Janis Seaton
Occupation singer-songwriter, guitarist, jazz musician, singer and jazz guitarist
Height 1.59m (5'3")
Weight 50kg (110.2lbs)
Instrument guitar and drum kit
Awards Grammy Award for Best New Artist
Genre soul music, rhythm and blues, jazz, blues and blue-eyed soul
Influenced by Erykah Badu
Voice type mezzo-soprano and contralto
Twitter username amywinehouse

About Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse: The Tragic Soul Queen

Amy Winehouse was a force to be reckoned with. Born in London in 1983, she was a natural-born singer and songwriter who quickly rose to fame with her unique blend of soul, jazz, and R&B. Her powerful voice and raw, confessional lyrics captivated audiences around the world, earning her critical acclaim and a legion of devoted fans.

Winehouse's rise to fame was meteoric. Her debut album, Frank, was released in 2003 to widespread critical acclaim, earning her a Mercury Prize nomination and establishing her as one of the most promising young artists in the UK. But it was her follow-up album, Back to Black, that truly catapulted her to stardom. Released in 2006, the album was a commercial and critical success, earning Winehouse five Grammy Awards and cementing her status as a musical icon.

But Winehouse's success was not without its struggles. She battled addiction and mental health issues throughout her career, and her personal life was often the subject of tabloid scrutiny. Despite her struggles, however, Winehouse remained fiercely dedicated to her music, pouring her heart and soul into every performance.

Tragically, Winehouse's life was cut short in 2011, when she died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27. Her death was a devastating loss for the music world, and a heartbreaking reminder of the toll that addiction and mental illness can take.

But Winehouse's legacy lives on. Her music continues to inspire and move audiences around the world, and her influence can be heard in the work of countless artists who have followed in her footsteps. Though she may be gone, her spirit lives on in the music she created, and in the hearts of her fans.


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About Death

Winehouse's bodyguard said that he had arrived at her residence three days before her death and felt she had been somewhat intoxicated. He observed moderate drinking over the next few days. He observed her "laughing, listening to music and watching TV at 2 a.m. the day of her death". According to the bodyguard, at 10 a.m. he observed her lying on her bed and tried unsuccessfully to rouse her. This did not raise much suspicion because she usually slept late after a night out. According to the bodyguard, shortly after 3 pm, he checked on her again and observed her lying in the same position as before, leading to a further check, in which he concluded that she was not breathing and had no pulse. He said he subsequently called emergency services.

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