Sharon Corr Biography (Wikipedia)
Sharon Helga Corr MBE (born 24 March 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.
The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of the Omagh Bombing, and other charities. In March of 2019, Corr was awarded an honorary doctorate (DUniv) by the Open University, in recognition of her "her exceptional contribution to education and culture".
In 2012, Corr was revealed as one of the coaches on the first series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland.
- Sharon Corr - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02169k9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02169k9.jpg2014-06-17T16:05:00.000ZSharon Corr talks to Simon about forging her own solo career after 16 years in The Corrs and discusses her current album The Same Sun.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02169lf
Sharon Corr - Interview
- Sharon Corr's live Weekend Wogan Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zrsmn.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zrsmn.jpg2014-05-25T13:16:00.000ZThe Corrs singer and fiddler sang two songs and chatted with Sir Terry about her new album, The Same Sun, and being a judge on The Voice Of Ireland.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zrvdr
Sharon Corr's live Weekend Wogan Session
Sharon Corr Tracks