Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss Artistfacts

  • July 23, 1971
  • Krauss is accomplished on the fiddle. Her career started when she won various fiddling championships as a teenager, including the Illinois State Fiddling Championship. Born in Decatur, Illinois, she grew up in Champagne, where she started playing violin when she was 5. She released her first album when she was just 16.
  • She has influenced a number of younger bluegrass groups, notably Nickel Creek - she produced their first two albums. who she worked with as a producer. She also worked on the soundtrack for the movie O Brother Where Art Thou?.
  • Her band is Union Station. Their guitarist and vocalist Dan Tyminski was the singing voice of George Clooney in O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
  • Krauss has contributed to the soundtracks of several movies, inlcuding Twister, The Prince of Egypt, Mona Lisa Smile and Cold Mountain.
  • Grammy voters sure love Krauss. She won 17 awards by the time she was 40, and for a while, held the record for most wins by a female with 27. Beyoncé surpassed her in 2021 when she took four awards to bump her total to 28.

Comments: 5

  • Lindsay Holcombe from Raleigh NcI love Alison
  • George from Waynesburg, KyI Love Her angelic voice
  • Philile from Pitermaritzburg, South Africaboyz,i'm-o keep it straight wichya,da fact dat yo'll split,iz bad bt,yo'll need 2 growup en' do thingz on ya own,yo'll gonna hav' ya own familiez very soon,& will hav' 2 b responsible 4 yoselvez&yo'llz familyz,it iz painfull indeed,cause,i waz still axpectin' a-lot 4rom ya as a group, bt lookin' at it on da a-da syde o-lyfe,its a gudthang,its part of lyfe,u were born alone,will die a lone,so dats it!!& it don-min,yo'll r gonna b enemiez now,still gonna b-them lovin' bros 2 1 another,care 4 1 another,support 1 another,b-der 4 1 another. iz jus' dat,yo'll have gone yo'llz wayz,2 find yo'llz individual talents. anywho!!!!!! i like u guyz somuch,& 2 mwa,u still r,& will b da best crew, u rock. 4rom:philile.
  • Philile from Pitermaritzburg, South Africahey!!!God, i waz impressed,2 know dat omarion pray everydey,man i'm-o 2ell u not 2 quit,coz,prayer rilly works,it hez worked 4 mwa.look how 4ar u've com'& it's all of god's wandafull work,so don't stop!!!anywho! i think,u rock,u da best b2k memba,with dat sweet voyc' of yoz,keepon doin'it, 1last thang,i wish,we could b frendz 1day,i rilly don't care how far u r 4rom me ,we'll giv'it a try,plz ryt'back at philile,peace out!!!!!!
  • Philile from Pitermaritzburg, South Africahi! i'm philile(south africa).i also think b2k is hott, & we all crazy about em',bt guyz,lets' feyc da truth,we aint' neva gonna get em',wheda,u gott them pictures or not,them posters or not,we are all da seym',& 2 all em' girlz,dat call yoselvez,their wifeyz,it's a gudtthing 2 drim,bt not callin,yoselves their wifeyz, they don't even knowyah,be realistic& get a lyfe!!!!!!so b2k,u r hot,& keep on doin'yollz' thing', peace out!!!!!!
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