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Tom Waits is a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter also known for his onstage theatrical work and film roles.
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Born on December 7, 1949, in Pomona, California, singer/songwriter Tom Waits released his full-length debut Closing Time in 1973, going on to establish a prolific career of acclaimed albums exploring different textures and shadowy moods. A two-time Grammy Award winner, he is also a movie composer and actor, having appeared in several Francis Ford Coppola films as well as fare like Iron Weed.
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