John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is an English heavy metal vocalist, songwriter, and television personality. Eccentric English musician Ozzy Osbourne fronted the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Osbourne left Black Sabbath in 1979 and has since had a successful solo career. Osbourne's longevity and success have earned him the informal title of "Godfather of Heavy Metal".
Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy
He participated as one of the performers in Amnesty International’s DVD and CD of human rights concerts. Ozzy Osbourne has also supported the following charities: 21st Century Leaders, Children in Need, Los Angeles Youth Network, MusiCares, Music for Relief, Onyx and Breezy Foundation, Prince's Trust, Rock the Earth, Save the Children, Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Whatever It Takes, World Vision.