Sufjan Stevens is a young American performer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and writer who, at a relatively young age, has already made a sizable impact on the independent rock world and has recently been embraced by more mainstream fans and media.
Sufjan Stevens was born on July 1, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Petoskey, a town in the upper reaches of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. He received his unusual first name from the founder of the inter-faith, non-religious spiritual community Subud, which his parents were members of when he was born. Sufjan is of pre-Islamic Persian origin and means “comes with a sword.” While in Petoskey, he attended the Harbor Light Christian School and later the prestigious Interlochen Arts... Read More
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Rock, Alternative/Indie, Gospel & Christian, Christian, Folk, Folk Rock