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.
Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Also Known As
Morna Anne Murray
Mount Saint Vincent University, University of New Brunswick
James Carson Murray
Marion Margaret Burke
Dawn Langstroth, William Langstroth