Sarah McLachlan

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Sarah Ann McLachlan
  • Birth Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/28/1968, Aquarius
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter; musician
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Sarah McLachlan Fast Facts:
  • Turned down her first record deal to continue her music studies, but later accepted the offer, leading to her 1988 debut, Touch, which went gold in Canada.
  • Traveled to Cambodia and Thailand in 1992 to work on a documentary about poverty and child prostitution.
  • The lyrics for her song "Possession" were inspired by experiences with a stalker.
  • The video for the 2004 song "World on Fire" (nominated for the Best Short Form Music Video Grammy) cost $15 to make, and the rest of the $150,000 budget went to 11 charitable organizations.
  • Her Lilith Fair concerts raised more than $7 million for charities and women's shelters.
  • Was appointed to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honor, in 2000.
  • Cofounded the Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach program, which provides free music lessons to inner-city children.
  • Sarah McLachlan Relationships:
  • Ashwin Sood - Husband (separated)
  • Ian McLachlan - Brother
  • Taja Summer Sood - Daughter
  • Stewart McLachlan - Brother
  • India Ann Sushil Sood - Daughter
  • Jack McLachlan - Father
  • Dorice McLachlan - Mother
  • Sarah McLachlan Awards:
  • 1997 Grammy: Best Pop Instrumental Performance - Winner
  • 1997 Grammy: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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