Janis Joplin
01/19/1943-10/04/1970 in Port Arthur, TX

Biography

Janis Lyn Joplin (/ˈɒplɪn/; January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American rock singer and songwriter. She was one of the biggest female rock stars of her era. After releasing three albums, she died of an accidental heroin overdose at age 27. A fourth album, Pearl, was released in January 1971, just over three months after her death. It reached number one on the charts. ... (see more)