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Name: Lenny Kravitz                                                                 
Birth name: Leonard Albert Kravitz                                                 
Born: 26 May 1964 New York City, United States                                     
Genre(s): Rock, hard rock, funk rock, album rock, neo-psychedelia, soul rock       
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer,           
Instrument(s): Singing, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica, keyboards, percussion,     
sitar, piano                                                                       
Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter,
multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and arranger whose "retro" style           
incorporates elements of rock, soul, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk,   
and ballads.                                                                       
In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the         
guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won       
the Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" four years in a row from   
1999 to 2002. He has sold an estimated thirty million albums worldwide.