Until she was 18, she was Barbara, the same as the thousands of women who bore this name. But being obsessed with the idea of personality, she simply threw away one letter and became Barbara. The one and only that will subsequently become the idol of millions, one of the most commercially successful, famous and beloved women in show business. Actress, singer, director, composer, producer, winner of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony and many other awards honoring the skill of this, no doubt, great woman. On April 24, 2017, Barbra Streisand turns 75 years old.
Brooklyn Girl’s American Dream
An ugly Jewish girl with small curls and freckles was born and raised in Brooklyn. It seemed to everyone around that the only in every sense the outstanding natural gift of the future star was a huge nose, which she refused to correct throughout her Hollywood career. The mother believed that the profession of a secretary would become a ceiling for her daughter, and the stepfather humiliated and beat the stepdaughter, to which his wife indulgently closed her eyes.
Young Streisand, on the threshold of a great future, had nothing but self-confidence and huge ambitions. She has been working since 14 years. At first she was a cleaner in a theater on wheels, where she sometimes appeared on Continue reading