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Neil Diamond – Entertainer, Singer, Songwriter

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Neil Leslie Diamond was born on January 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. He received his high school diploma from Abraham Lincoln High School and later attended New York University on a fencing scholarship.

He had aspirations of pursuing a life in medicine, specifically as a laboratory biologist. However, during his senior year at NYU a music publishing company offered to pay him $50 per week to write songs. That was his beginning. Read more »