Enya – Irish singer


Enya is an Irish singer, instrumentalist and composer born on 17th May 1961. From Gweedore, County Donegal she pursued a career in music first joining Irish group, Clannad and then becoming a solo artist.

8 years later Enya released the album Watermark which shot her to fame world wide.

In 2000 Enya released A Day Without Rain achieving 15 million sales and became the world’s biggest selling female artist of 2001.

Albums by Enya

  • 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 (2006)
  • And Winter Came (2008)

This article was first published on 06-01-2013 and last modified on 19-03-2017.

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