Soul and jazz singer who posthumously gained international fame for her renditions of "Over the Rainbow" and "Fields of Gold."
She joined her first band, Easy Street, at age eleven. She was also a member of the project Method Actor.
She made seven appearances on the UK charts after her death, with "What a Wonderful World" reaching #1.
She had three siblings.
She was the fifth top-selling female soul and jazz musician, behind Norah Jones and three others, on Amazon's 2005 list.