Cyndi Lauper

Posted on June 11th, 2013, by iMinerva


June 22, 1953

Cyndi Lauper turns 60 this month with the hit Broadway show Kinky Boots, and an international tour scheduled for the summer to celebrate the 30th anniversary of her debut album, She’s So Unusual.  Kinky Boots lead the recent 2013 Tony Awards with 13 nominations and Lauper took home the Tony for Best Original Score.  Congratulations!  Cyndi proves that the creative spark doesn’t burn out after 30.

The New York-born singer, songwriter, producer,actress and pop icon first hit the Billboard charts in 1983.  Her debut album included the ever-popular “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” plus “Time After Time,” “She Bop,” and “All Through The Night.”  With more than 40 singles released throughout her career, Lauper’s 2010 album Memphis Blues was a a hit and number one on Billboard’s blues chart for 13 weeks.

Always an independent spirit, Lauper’s songs and life champion creative expression.  She is a long-time supporter of gay rights and established the True Colors Fund and Give A Damn campaign to generate awareness of discrimination and raise funds to support anti-discrimination initiatives.

Happy 60, Cyndi.  We love your music and Your True Colors!


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