The singer of the band Heart turns 72

72 years ago was born Ann Wilsonsinger-songwriter, bandleader Heart.

Considered one of the great voices of rock, Ann leads the group with her younger sister Nancy, with whom she has a volatile relationship.

Heart has sold over 90 million records and was on the Vina del Mar Festival in the summer of 1994.

The American published last year to the market The DaybreaksEP of four unreleased songs that the legendary vocalist recorded with her previous band.

Ann Wilson He had a classical musical training. Her father, an officer in the United States Navy, was a great fan of opera and good popular music and Judy Garland, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee and other great artists were always heard at home in his childhood.

Because of their father’s work they lived in different cities like Seattle, Washington DC or countries like Panama. B ut there was never a lack of a good album to encourage his musical passion that increased in his adolescence, especially the Rock And Roll.

Success with Heart

Together with his sister Nancy Wilson, they formed the legendary band Heart in 1973.

He excelled at singing and composing, but also plays guitar and bass. She is one of the best female vocalists of rock of history and is on the list “Top Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Time” (The best vocalists of heavy metal of all time), made by Hit Parader Magazine in 2006.

Some of the most emblematic and successful songs of the group are Magic Man, crazy on you Y Barracudain which the influence of hard rock groups was noticeable, such as Led Zeppelineven folk music style.

In the mid-1980s and early 1990s, they catalyzed another handful of hits with songs like alone, All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You, These Dreams, What About Love either Neveramong others.

The band has sold close to 90 million records around the world.

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