Singer, Songwriter, LBGT activist
Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT activist with a career spanning over 30 years. Her debut solo album She's So Unusual (1983) was the first debut female album to chart four top-five hits on the...Wikipedia
Born: 22nd June, 1953, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Claim to Fame: Girls Just Want To Have Fun
A Night to Remember is the third studio album by American recording artist Cyndi Lauper. According the book St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (Volume 3), the album sold half a million of copies in 1989 in the United States.
She appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song We Are the World (1985) (TV).
Her voice range is four octaves.
A young boy battling illness is taken on a magical adventure by a stranger named Henry. On their journey, the boy meets New York Yankee legends, both past and present, who give him lessons about baseball and life.
I get the greatest feeling when I`m singing. It`s other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you`re holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.
Cyndi Lauper, who turned 60-years-old today, recently spent some time reflecting on her advocacy for gay rights. The American signer has had a very successful career over the past five decades and she’s very proud of her accomplishments and her ability to stand up for the gay community.
“Well, I always saw people being discriminated against – my friends and people that I work with,” she said in an interview with Pride Source. “At first, I was going to just take refuge and sing in the clubs at night. I thought, ‘Hey, that’s a lot... Read More
Posted by evie84 1 year ago
"Kinky Boots" won six Tony awards on Sunday including the top award of best musical and a prize for its composer, pop queen Cyndi Lauper, as Broadway presented its top honours.
Lauper won best score for her first Broadway musical, "Kinky Boots," an adaptation of a British film about a struggling shoe factory reinventing itself by making boots for drag queens.
The hit musical topped the nominations with 13 and also won best actor in a musical for Billy Porter, best choreography, orchestrations and sound design.
A tearful Lauper said "I can't... Read More
Posted by Tracker748 1 year ago
Cyndi Lauper has praised President Barack Obama for pushing through a bill to prevent hate crimes - insisting the new law will protect her fans from discrimination. Obama passed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act on Wednesday, which punishes assault based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Lauper, a vocal supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, is delighted the long campaign for the law has finally been rewarded, praising the president for defending gay rights and urging... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
For its second season of Fashion Against AIDS, H&M has teamed up with stars like Katy Perry, Dita Von Teese, Estelle, Cyndi Lauper, Yoko Ono, N.E.R.D and more. Each star has collaborated with H&M on designs for T-shirts, T-shirt dresses, vests and bodysuits to spread the word about safe sex through bold slogans in vibrant colors. Katy Perry’s safe sex message, “It’s What’s On The Outside That Counts,” is printed in bright script on a body suit and T-shirt. Dita Von Teese offers an alluring image of her iconic red lips and arched brow on a cute... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 5 years ago
Songwriter and musician Robert Hazard, who wrote the 1983 Cyndi Lauper hit "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," died Tuesday after a brief illness, his record label said in a statement. He was 59.
Hazard`s widow Susan told The Philadelphia Inquirer that Hazard passed away unexpectedly after surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
The musician – who led the Philadelphia band Robert Hazard and the Heroes in the 1980s – released his last album, Troubadour, in October. And his iconic hit song made a comeback recently: Miley Cyrus covered the... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago