Sting in the tale: the musician's best moments
The singer-songwriter turns 70 on October 2
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Sting is one of the most important and influential singer-songwriters of his generation. The principal lyricist, lead vocalist, and bassist for new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to 1984, Sting later pursued a hugely successful solo career. The recipient of numerous accolades including Grammy and Golden Globe awards, the English musician is also a respected actor and a noted environmentalist and humanitarian. Today, Sting remains as creative and as socially and politically aware as ever.
Click through for an appreciation of the life and achievements of Sting.
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