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Tori Amos
Tori Amos at a concert in Berlin in 2007
Background information
Birth name Myra Ellen Amos
Born August 22, 1963 (1963-08-22) (age 57)
Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Genres Piano rock, art pop, alternative rock, electronica, classical
Occupation(s) Musician, vocalist, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Piano, harpsichord, clavichord, Hammond organ, harmonium, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Kurzweil, clavinet, vocals
Years active 1979–present
Labels Atlantic
Universal Republic
Deutsche Grammophon
Associated acts Y Kant Tori Read

Myra Ellen "Tori" Amos (b. 22 August 1963) is an American singer and songwriter. She has won many awards for her music. Tori Amos sings in the mezzo-soprano range.

She was born in Catawba County, North Carolina. Her father, Edison Amos, is a Methodist minister. Her mother, Mary Ellen Amos, is part Cherokee Indian. Her grandfather, Calvin Clinton Copeland, was very important to her as a child. The things he taught her continue to be important to her as an adult.

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