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Alison Krauss
Krauss performing at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2007.
Background information
Born July 23, 1971 (1971-07-23) (age 48)
Origin Decatur, Illinois,
United States
Genres Bluegrass, Newgrass, country, gospel
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, fiddle
Years active 1987—present
Labels Rounder Records

Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. She is famous for being the leader of the band Alison Krauss & Union Station, and has produced albums for artists like Nickel Creek, Reba McEntire, and Alan Jackson. She has 28 Grammy Awards, more than any other female artist in history.


  1. Alison Krauss bio for Retrieved June 5 2006.