Morna Anne Murray
Born: Springhill, Nova Scotia
Place of Birth: June 20, 1945
Anne Murray was the lone girl in her family but had five brothers.
Her father was a doctor and her mother was a nurse.
Prior to becoming a Canadian singing star, Anne Murray completed a degree in physical education.
While teaching, her future husband Bill Langstroth offered Murray a role in a show he was producing called Singalong Jubilee.
Her first big hit and gold record was a 1969 crossover song called "Snowbird".
Over the next two decades, Murray had a run of popular and country hit songs.
In addition, regular television exposure made Anne Murray into a true international star.
She has recorded over 30 albums and usually hosts a TV special on an annual basis.
In 1985, she was made a Companion of the Order of Canada, a very prestigious award.
Murray was inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame in 1993 after having won 25 Juno awards.
In 2002, she was made a member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Anne Murray Center in Springhill, Nova Scotia, was established to honour the Canadian icon.
For detailed research and more information, check out any of the following:
Anne Murray Home Site
Anne Murray Biography
All Music Guide
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