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Anne Murray

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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Country: Canadian
BirthDay: 20 June 1945
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.7 m
Education: Mount Saint Vincent University, University of New Brunswick

Anne Murray was bornon 20 June 1945 in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada, Canadian, is Singer. Anne Murray also known as Morna Anne Murray is a female Canadian singer who became famous in Canada and the United States in the 1970s with her song ‘Snowbird’, which earned her a golden record. Her versatile style suited different genres such as country, pop, inspirational and adult contemporary. During her forty years of singing career, she has sold more than 50 million albums. She has won dozens of awards including four ‘Grammy’ awards, twenty-five ‘Juno’ awards, 3 ‘Country Music Association’ awards, 3 ‘American Music’ awards and 3 ‘Canadian Country Music Association’ awards and nominations for many other awards. She has been inducted into the ‘Juno Hall of Fame’, the ‘Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame’, the ‘Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame’, the ‘Canadian Songwriter’s Hall of Fame’ and the ‘Country Music Hall of Fame Walkway of Stars’ in Nashville. She has her own star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ in Los Angeles and the ‘Canada’s Walk of Fame’ in Toronto. She has sung more than 80 songs written by Canadian songwriters. She has used her talent for helping others by joining the contingent of performers ‘Canada for Asia’ to raise money after the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia.


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In late 2005 she joined a Canadian contingent of performers to raise funds for tsunami affected victims in Southeast Asia


Her album ‘Country Crooning’, a collection of country songs, came out in 2002


She released her album ‘What a Wonderful Christmas’ in 2001 which was a great hit


Her album on inspirational songs, ‘What a Wonderful World’ came out in 1999


She did not work from 1993 to 1996 after the death of her longtime friend and manager


In the late 1990s she and her daughter Dawn appeared on talk shows to help prevent an eating disorder called ‘Anorexia Nervosa’ in young women


She opened the ‘Anne Murray Center’ in Springhill, Nova Scotia, in 1989 to promote music in the area


In 1983 she recorded the song ‘A Little Good News’ which brought the fourth Grammy for her


In 1980 she recorded the song ‘Could I have This Dance’ to get her third Grammy award


She recorded an album for children, ‘There’s a Hippo in My Tub’ in 1977 which won her the Juno award in 1979


She gave birth to her son, William in 1976 and then a daughter, Dawn in 1979


After her marriage in 1975, she dropped out of the world of music for a few years and concentrated on bringing up her family


During the 1970s she started to appear regularly on popular variety shows such as ‘The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour’, ‘The Muppet Show’, the ‘American Bandstand’ and the ‘Saturday Night Live’ shows


In 1969 she made her major debut with Capitol Records with the release of the album ‘This Way Is My Way’


Her first album ‘What About Me’ was released in 1968


Her teaching career ended when she became a soloist for a television series ‘Singalong Jubilee’ in 1967


After graduating from the ‘University of New Brunswick’ in 1966 she taught physical education at a Summerside high school on ‘Prince Edward Island’ for one year


She auditioned unsuccessfully for a television series called ‘Singalong Jubilee’ in 1964


She graduated from the high school in Springhill in 1962 and enrolled at the ‘Mount Saint Vincent University’, Halifax, to study physical education for one year


Anne Murray was born on June 20, 1945 at the coal mining town of Springhill in Nova Scotia, Canada

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