Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta has always been a spunky, nonconformist individual. From her birth till now, almost anyone would describe her as different, or exotic. Born to Joseph and Cynthia Germanotta, she was raised in a modest, American home with her little sister, Natali (Lady 1). Germanotta was born on March 28, 1986, in New York City, New York (Gaga 2). Living right outside of New York City in the heart of musical prodigy culture, Germanotta was engulfed in exposure to musical genius. Her parents were intelligent internet entrepreneurs, and of course this brilliance rubbed off on her. She began teaching herself how to play piano at th...
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