Linda Ronstadt is an American singer, born on July 15, 1946, in Arizona. She is known for her versatile vocal range and has performed in various genres including rock, country, folk, and Latin music. Ronstadt has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has won 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, and two Academy of Country Music awards. She has also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame. In addition to her music career, Ronstadt is also an activist and has supported various causes, including environmental conservation and immigration reform.