Effective period / Period of releases: 1994 - 2018American soprano (born February 14, 1959 in Indiana, Pennsylvania) who sings principally opera and jazz.
She has also released a number of popular music recordings on the Polygram and Decca labels. She also appears on the soundtrack of the 2003 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" in which she sings in Sindarin.
She appeared on the children's show "Sesame Street" where she sang a very lively rendition of "Caro nome" from Rigoletto, replacing the traditional words with some intended to help children learn to count forwards to and backwards from five. She paid tribute singing "Danny Boy" at John McCain's memorial service in Washington in 2018, September 2.