Mimi Fariña (Margarita Mimi Baez)

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Palo Alto, California, USA
Mimi Baez Farina was the younger sister of Joan Baez, a folk music legend, and a singer/activist in her own right. She was raised in Palo Alto, California, and moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts while in her teens. While staying with her parents in Paris in 1963, Mimi met musician and novelist Richard Farina, and married him at the age of 17. They formed a folk music duo and, as "Mimi and Richard Farina", they recorded two well-received albums in 1965 and 1966. Read more...