Keys [Cook], Alicia (Augello )
- Jessica L. Getman
(b New York, Jan 25, 1981). American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She began piano studies at age seven and has been a songwriter since her teenage years, when she attended the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan. Discovered by an agent at 14, her rise to fame was meteoric. She adopted the stage name Alicia Keys and eventually found an artistic match with Clive Davis’s J Records in ...