About Lisa Gerrard

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Lisa Gerrard (; born 12 April 1961) is an Australian musician, singer and composer who rose to prominence as part of the music group Dead Can Dance with music partner Brendan Perry. Gerrard is one of Australia's most renowned musicians with a career spanning almost four decades. She is known for her unique singing style technique, influenced by her childhood spent alongside communities from around the world (Greece, Turkey, Asia), and sings within both the ranges of the dramatic contralto and the mezzo-soprano.

Gerrard was born and grew up in Melbourne, Victoria. Her career began in 1980 with avant-garde band Microfilm before becoming a founding member of Dead Can Dance. With Perry, her musical canvas expanded with every release, exploring numerous musical fields, to finally become the representatives of their own genre. She sings sometimes in English and often in a unique language that she invented. In addition to singing,…Read more on Wikipedia