Sir Michael Philip “Mick” Jagger (born 26 July 1943) singer, songwriter and actor, is the lead singer and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
Jagger’s career has spanned over 50 years, and he has been described as one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of Rock & Roll.
Mick Jagger’s mother was born in Sydney, Australia in 1913 but the family returned to England in 1917. Her brother, Percy later returned to Australia and his children and their families, (Mick’s cousins) still live in Australia.
In 1969, Mick Jagger came to Australia and played the part of Ned Kelly in the eponymous Australian made movie. The State Library of New South Wales holds a collection of photographs depicting the shooting of the film in 1969, as well as many biographies of Mick Jagger and books about the Rolling Stones.