Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Home > Artists > Anna McGarrigle
Anna McGarrigle

Anna McGarrigle

1944 -

Origin: Quebec, Canada

Main instrument: Vocal

Genre: Folk/Country

Kate and Jane McGarrigle's sister, Anna McGarrigle was born to a musically-inclined family. Their formative years were spent singing, taking piano lessons, and learning to play a wide array of instruments. In the sixties, Anna and Kate became staples of the Montréal folk scene. Their international career took off the following decade, after Maria Muldaur and Linda Rondstadt recorded some of their songs. Fuelled by their new-found recognition, the McGarrigles released their first eponymous effort in 1975, followed by a handful of well-received albums. Having dedicated most of the eighties to family life, Anna and Kate re-emerged at the turn of the nineties. In 1998, the two sisters recorded The McGarrigle Hour with friends and family, followed by The McGarrigle Chrtistmas Hour in 2005.



  • Jane et Anna McGarrigle (2016-07-04)

To comment on this profile or signal some inaccurate information, send your email to webmestre_jazz@equipespectra.ca.

Artists index

Name of the artist or group

Show artists who appeared in:

Show artists whose musical genre is:

Show artists whose musical instrument is:

Search for artists by country or province:

Link to this video