Bruce Springsteen B Springsteen, B. Spring Steen, B. Springsteen, B. Springstein, B.S., B.SpringsteenBorn: September 23, 1949, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter and rock musician, widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, his Jersey Shore roots, his distinctive voice, and his lengthy and energetic stage performances. He released his first album in 1973. The backing group that played for him is called The E-Street Band. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame (Performer) and Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999. Married Patti Scialfa on June 8, 1991. On July 25, 1990, Scialfa gave birth to the couple's first child, Evan James Springsteen. Oldest brother of Pamela Springsteen.