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Anna McGarrigle

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Genres  Folk
Role  Singer-songwriter
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Spouse  Dane Lanken

Years active  1970–present
Nieces  Martha Wainwright
Name  Anna McGarrigle
Nephews  Rufus Wainwright
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Born  December 4, 1944 (age 71) Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1944-12-04)
Instruments  Accordion, guitar, piano, vocals
Associated acts  Kate McGarrigle, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Lily Lanken, Mountain City Four
Siblings  Kate McGarrigle, Jane McGarrigle
Similar People  Kate McGarrigle, Martha Wainwright, Jane McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright, Dane Lanken

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Anna McGarrigle, CM (born December 4, 1944) is a Canadian folk music singer and songwriter who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister, Kate McGarrigle, until Kate's death in 2010.

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Musical career

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Born in Montreal, in the 1960s Kate and Anna McGarrigle established themselves in Montreal's burgeoning folk scene while they attended school. From 1963 to 1967, they teamed up with Jack Nissenson and Peter Weldon to form the folk group Mountain City Four.

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Anna McGarrigle studied at the École des beaux-arts de Montréal (1964-1968).

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Kate and Anna McGarrigle wrote, recorded and performed music into the twenty-first century with assorted accompanying musicians, including Chaim Tannenbaum and Joel Zifkin.

Family

McGarrigle is married to journalist Dane Lanken. She and Lanken have two children, Lily and Sylvan Lanken.

Awards

Kate and Anna's 1976 eponymous debut album was chosen by Melody Maker as Best Record of the Year. Their albums Matapedia (1996) and The McGarrigle Hour (1998) won Juno Awards. In 1999 Kate and Anna received Women of Originality awards and in 2006 SOCAN Lifetime Achievement awards. In 1993 she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Discography

  1. Kate & Anna McGarrigle (1976)
  2. Dancer with Bruised Knees (1977)
  3. Pronto Monto (1978)
  4. Entre Lajeunesse et la sagesse (1980)
  5. Love Over and Over (1982)
  6. Heartbeats Accelerating (1990)
  7. Matapédia (1996)
  8. The McGarrigle Hour (1998)
  9. La vache qui pleure (2003)
  10. The McGarrigle Christmas Hour (2005)
  11. ODDiTTiES (2010)
  12. Tell My Sister (2011)
  13. Sing Me the Songs: Celebrating the Works of Kate McGarrigle (2013)

References

Anna McGarrigle Wikipedia


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