New Age, Film and TV
Born: 17 May 1961, Gweedore, Ireland
Enya is a singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. She was born into a musical family and raised in the Irish-speaking area of Gweedore in County Donegal. She began her music career when she joined the family’s Celtic folk band Clannad in 1980. She left in 1982 with manager and producer Nicky Ryan to pursue her solo career. Over the following four years Enya developed her characteristic sound with multitracked vocals and keyboards mixed with elements of new age, Celtic, classical, church, and folk music.