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What is a Busker?

Busker noun - a person who sings, plays music and/or performs in a public place for money. 

Busk - verb

Famous people who started as buskers:

Humanity has embraced the arts since before written history and people have busked as long.  Here is a list of a few of the famous people you may know who started their careers as a busker:

Ed Sheeran, Tracy Chapman, B. B. King, Pierce Brosnan, Rod Stewart, Robin Williams, Eddie Izzard, Jewel, Bernie Mac,  Janis Joplin, and the Violent Femmes

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