Tori Amos is an American pianist and composer. In 1986, she formed the group Y Kant Tori Read which released only one album. Three years later, Amos then began a successful solo career with albums such as Little Earthquakes, Under the Pink, and more. In 2003, Amos was voted fifth best touring act by the readers of Rolling Stone magazine. Amos is responsible for co-founding The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), a toll-free help line in the US connecting callers with their local rape crisis center. - Christina Dore
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