Barbra Streisand Brooklyn Concert: Remembering The Music Legend Through Photos

10/11/2012 08:14 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Barbra Streisand returns to her hometown of Brooklyn Thursday to perform the first of two nights at the newly erected Barclays Center. But before Barbra -- who changed her name from "Barbara" at age 18 in order to be unique -- was a music legend selling out glittering 19,000-seat stadiums, she was just a young girl in Hollywood, filled with dreams and songs to sing.

Here, we celebrate the 70-year-old superstar with a slideshow capturing the best of Babs over the years.

Barbra Streisand Over The Years

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