Enya facts for kids
|Birth name||Eithne Patricia Ní Bhraonáin|
|Born||May 17, 1961
Gweedore, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
|Occupations||Singer, instrumentalist, composer|
|Years active||1982 - present|
|Labels||Warner Music, Reprise Records|
|Associated acts||Clannad, Moya Brennan, Brídín Brennan|
Enya (born Eithne Patricia Ní Bhraonáin on 17 May 1961 in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland) is an Irish singer. She is famous for hits such as Orinoco Flow (1988) and Anywhere Is (1995). She has also won four Grammy Awards and has become one of the world's most successful female singers. Her vocal range is mezzo-soprano.
Her first works were soundtracks for The Frog Prince movie by David Puttman and The Celts documentary by BBC.
Enya is very popular and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her best selling album is A Day Without Rain (2000).
Enya has recorded the following albums:
- Enya (1987)
- Watermark (1988)
- Shepherd Moons (1991)
- The Celts (1992)
- The Memory of Trees (1995)
- Paint the Sky With Stars (1997)
- A Day Without Rain (2000)
- Amarantine (2005)
- And Winter Came (2008)
- Dark Sky Island (2015)
She has also recorded music for the following movie soundtracks:
- The Frog Prince (1985)
- The Celts (1987)
- Far And Away (1992)
- Toys (1992)
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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Enya's home in Killiney, County Dublin.
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