Barbra Streisand is an actress, singer, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author, photographer, and activist. She is the only artist ever to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards and France’s Legion d’honneur as well as the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. An eight-time Grammy Award winner, she is the only performer to have number one albums in five consecutive decades and the only female among the top ten album-selling recording artists. Her six most recent albums have all charted in the Top Ten on the Billboard chart. The Streisand Foundation, which is committed to gaining women’s equality, the protection of both human rights and civil rights, the needs of children at risk in society, women’s health and the preservation of the environment has given millions of dollars in 2100 grants to non-profit organizations.
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