McLachlan, Sarah Ann

Born: Jan 28, 1968 AD
Currently alive, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Musicians, Pianists, Singer

1968 - Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter was norn on the 28th of January. She founded Lilith Fair, a tour which showcased female musicians in the late 1990s. Adopted in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

1988 - Recorded the first of her albums, Touch, which received both critical and commercial success and included the hit song "Vox". During this period she also contributed to an album by Moev, and embarked on her first national concert tour as an opening act for The Grapes of Wrath.

1997 - Married Ashwin Sood, her long-time drummer, in Negril, Jamaica on the 7th of February.

         - Awarded Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Building A Mystery".

1998 - Was awarded the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Visionary Award for advancing the careers of women in music.

1999 - Awarded again for the live version of "I Will Remember You."   

         - Appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada by then-Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in recognition of her successful recording career, her role in Lilith Fair, and the charitable donations she made to women's shelters across Canada. McLachlan also funds an outreach program in Vancouver that provides music education for inner city children.

2001 - Lost her mother to cancer in December, while McLachlan herself was pregnant.

2002 - Gave birth to a daughter named India Ann Sushil Sood on the 6th of April, in Vancouver. By this time, McLachlan had already completed three-quarters of the production on her next record, Afterglow.

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