Bruce Cockburn

Rock music, Musical Artist

1945 –

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Who is Bruce Cockburn?

Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC is a Canadian folk/rock guitarist and singer-songwriter. His most recent album was released in March 2011, and his musical career spans over 40 years. He has written songs in styles ranging from folk to jazz-influenced rock to rock and roll. Just as his musical style has varied through the years, his song lyrics have dealt with a broad range of topics. A review of Cockburn's lyrics reveals a passion for human rights, political issues and Christianity over his long musical career.

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Born
May 27, 1945
Ottawa
Also known as
  • Bruce Cockbrun
  • Cockburn, Bruce
  • Bruce Douglas Cockburn
  • Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC
Religion
  • Christianity
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Nepean High School

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