Patti Smith

  • Birth name: Patricia Lee Smith
  • Years active: 1971 - today
  • Born: 30 - 12 - 1946
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Genre: Rock , Punk
Biography: Patti Smith, born in Chicago in 1946, the oldest of four siblings, was raised in South Jersey. From an early age she gravitated toward the arts and human rights issues. She studied at Glassboro State Teachers College and migrated to New York City in 1967. She teamed up with art student Robert Mapplethorpe and the two encouraged each other’s work process. Both of them pursuing painting and...  [read more]
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