Anne Briggs

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Anne Patricia Briggs (born 29 September 1944)[1] is an English folk singer. Although she travelled widely in the 1960s and early 1970s, appearing at folk clubs and venues in England and Ireland, she never aspired to commercial success or to achieve widespread public acknowledgment of her music. However, she was an influential figure in the British folk revival, being a source of songs and musical inspiration for others such as A. L. Lloyd, Bert Jansch, Jimmy Page, The Watersons, June Tabor, Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson, and Maddy Prior.[2]

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Anne Briggs
Background information
Birth nameAnne Patricia Briggs
Born (1944-09-29) 29 September 1944 (age 78)
Toton, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England
Years active1963–1973, 1990, 1993