Singers From Connecticut

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Connecticut has produced a number of Singers who have made it big. These include Seth MacFarlane, John Mayer, Karen Carpenter, Cassie Ventura, Michael Bolton and others.
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Karen Carpenter
(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
Karen Carpenter
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Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 4, 1983

One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.

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Seth MacFarlane
(Known for Creating the Television Series Family Guy, American Dad, the Cleveland Show, and the Orville)
Seth MacFarlane
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Birthdate: October 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Seth MacFarlane is best known as the creator of animated television series Family Guy and American Dad. He won many awards for Family Guy, including couple of Emmys. He also created and starred in the sci-fi comedy-drama television series The Orville. He’s worked in films too and acted in and directed Ted and Ted 2. He is also an accomplished singer.

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John Mayer
(Pop-Rock Singer Known for His Albums 'Room for Squares' and 'Heavier Things')
John Mayer
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Birthdate: October 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
John Mayer went from working at a gas station to producing the multi-platinum albums Room for Squares and Heavier Things and winning multiple Grammys. He has worked with bands such as the John Mayer Trio and Dead & Company. He has written for Esquire, donates to charities, and collects watches. 
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Cassie Ventura
(Singer Known for Her 2006 Hit Single 'Me & U')
Cassie Ventura
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Birthdate: August 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo

Singer, songwriter, model, actress, and dancer Cassie Ventura is a multifaceted lady. Beginning her career as a model at the age of 14, she didn’t take long to venture into singing and dancing as well. After enjoying considerable success as a singer, she made her acting debut in a dance film in 2008. 

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Michael Bolton
(Member of the Rock Band 'Blackjack' Who Became Known for His Series of 'Pop Rock Ballads')
Michael Bolton
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Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces

Michael Bolton is an American singer-songwriter who has sold over 75 million records so far. Apart from recording several top 10 albums on the Billboard charts, Bolton also has several prestigious awards under his belt, such as Grammy Awards. Also known for his charity work, Bolton set up the Michael Bolton Foundation in order to aid children and women.

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Anika Noni Rose
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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Linda Purl
(Actress)
Linda Purl
3
Birthdate: September 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Christy Carlson Romano
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Birthdate: March 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Mark McGrath
(Musician)
Mark McGrath
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Birthdate: March 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Rachael MacFarlane
(Voice actress who became known for her voice work on shows like Codename: Kids Next Door, Family Guy, and American Dad)
Rachael MacFarlane
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Birthdate: March 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
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Kari Wuhrer
(Actress)
Kari Wuhrer
3
Birthdate: April 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Liz Phair
(Singer)
Liz Phair
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
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Lauren Ambrose
(American Actress)
Lauren Ambrose
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Birthdate: February 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Katie Stevens
(Actress, Singer)
Katie Stevens
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Birthdate: December 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Luann de Lesseps
(TV personality, Singer)
Luann de Lesseps
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Birthdate: May 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Thurston Moore
(Musician)
Thurston Moore
3
Birthdate: July 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
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Steve Porcaro
(Keyboardist)
Steve Porcaro
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Birthdate: September 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Roger Bart
(Actor)
Roger Bart
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Birthdate: September 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
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Adriana Caselotti
(Actress, Singer)
Adriana Caselotti
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Birthdate: May 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 19, 1997
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Rosa Ponselle
(American Opera Singer Who Was a Star of New York's Metropolitan Opera)
Rosa Ponselle
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Birthdate: January 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 25, 1981

American opera singer Rosa Ponselle, who became known as a Metropolitan Opera star, is best known for her performance in Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma. Starting her career singing in cafes and theaters, she later also performed at London’s Covent Garden. She also served the Baltimore Civic Opera Company as its artistic director.

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Poo Bear
(Singer-songwriter)
Poo Bear
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Birthdate: September 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Eileen Farrell
(Grammy Award-Winning American Soprano Who Also Sang Blues and Jazz)
Eileen Farrell
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Birthdate: February 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 23, 2002

American soprano Eileen Farrell had a career that spanned over 6 decades. Apart from being a talented opera singer, she was also equally successful as a blues and jazz singer. The Grammy Award-winning musician also taught music at the Indiana University and the University of Maine.

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Arielle Dombasle
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Birthdate: April 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Rob Hyman
(Singer-songwriter)
Rob Hyman
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Birthdate: April 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Justin Quiles
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Birthdate: March 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
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Lucine Amara
(American Soprano)
Lucine Amara
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Birthdate: March 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Melissa Sandoval
(Pop Singer, YouTube Star, Vine Star)
Melissa Sandoval
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Birthdate: April 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries