Plaque located on South-West corner of Bank St. and Belmont.
Joni Mitchell was born in Fort McLeod, Alberta on November 7th, 1943. Her
parents moved to Saskatoon where her interests in art, poetry, and music were
soon seen and encouraged by family and teachers.
After a short stint at Art School in Calgary she set out
to become a folk singer. Her rise was meteoric, for all
who heard her recognized a unique voice, unique musical
style, and lyrics that were absolutely stunning.
4 Grammy Awards • Multiple Grammy
Nominations • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame • Canadian Music
Hall of Fame • CenturyAward • The awards for personal
achievements are too numerous to mention here.
It is through Joni Mitchell’s ongoing quest to express herself as a visual artist,
a musician, and a songwriter that she continues to be an inspiration to all.