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Hayley Westenra

Biography

Classical crossover artist who was simply an associate of Celtic Woman and who released the #1 album Pure being a single artist. She went to Fendalton Open Surroundings School and finished up showing up in a lot more than forty stage productions by enough time she was eleven. She’s released over five worldwide albums, including Treasure. She and Arnaud Sabard had been married in Dec 2013. She’s performed with Andrea Bocelli.

Quick Facts


Full Name Hayley Westenra
Date Of Birth April 10, 1987
Place Of Birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Profession Pop Singer
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1Lives in London, England where she records for Decca Records. [July 2008]
2Engaged to her long-term boyfriend, French sound engineer Arnaud Sabard. [February 2012]
3Her grandparents were gifted in music. Her grandfather played piano and accordion, and her grandmother was a singer.
4Attended Fendalton Open Air Primary School and Burnside High School in Christchurch, New Zealand when she was a child.
5Her voice is "pitch perfect". In addition to her vocal talent, she plays the recorder, piano, violin, and the guitar.
6When Hayley Westenra was younger, her voice coach was Dame Malvina Major of New Zealand.
7She used to be vegetarian/pescetarian, and was nominated by the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) as the "sexiest vegetarian" in 2007.
8An active supporter of the mission of the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy, which uses the medium of music to help children with disabilities.
9One of her favorite movie stars is Orlando Bloom.
10Sang the official UNICEF song "Children First" at the HC. Andersen Jubilee in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2005. Hayley dueted the this song with Morten Harket, a vocalist of the legendary Norwegian band, A-ha.
11Dueted the song ''Chattanooga choo choo'' with Heather Small for the 60th anniversary of VE Day in May, 2005.
12Parents are Jill & Gerald
13Has a younger sister, Sophie & a younger brother, Isaac


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nativity!2009performer: "Silent Night", "One Night One Moment"
So You Think You Can Dance2008-2009TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey - Essential Collection2008Video performer: "Mo Ghile Mear", "The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun", "Spanish Lady", "You Raise Me Up"
Celtic Woman: A New Journey2006TV Movie performer: "The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun", "Scarborough Fair", "Over the Rainbow", "Beyond the Sea", "Lascia Ch'io Pianga", "The Last Rose of Summer", "Spanish Lady", "Mo Ghile Mear", "You Raise Me Up"
Dancing with the Stars2006TV Series 1 episode
The New World2005performer: "Listen to the Wind"
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch2005Video performer: "Always"
Lorelei2005performer: "Wiegenlied Cradle Song"
Mulan II2004Video performer: "Here Beside Me"
The Nutcracker and the Mouseking2004Video performer: "It's a peaches and creamy world"
The Merchant of Venice2004"Bridal Ballad"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Stolen2016solo singer completed
Vampire Killers2009solo vocalist
Jekyll2007TV Mini-Series vocalist - 4 episodes
Flood2007vocalist

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mulan II2004Video singing voice
American Dreams2004TV SeriesSinger in the Lair

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mario Frangoulis Live with the Boston Pops2012TV MovieHerself - singer
BBC Proms2012TV SeriesHerself
Opera Star2012TV SeriesHerself
The Royal Variety Performance 20112011TV MovieHerself - Performer
Loose Women2005-2011TV SeriesHerself - Performer
The Wright Stuff2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHerself
National Memorial Day Concert2011TV Movie documentary
The Vera Lynn Story2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hayley Westenra on Tour in Northern Ireland2009DocumentaryHerself
Five Minutes With...2009TV SeriesHerself
Children in Need2004-2009TV SeriesHerself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
A Capitol Fourth2008TV MovieHerself
Songs of Praise2004-2007TV SeriesHerself
Celtic Woman: A New Journey2006TV MovieHerself (as Hayley)
The Best of the Royal Variety2006TV SeriesHerself
Tubridy Tonight2006TV SeriesHerself
Celebrate 'Oliver!'2005TV MovieHerself
Today with Des and Mel2003-2005TV SeriesHerself
5 News2005TV SeriesHerself
Once Upon a Time...2005TV MovieHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Great Performances2004TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2004TV SpecialHerself - Performer
TV total2004TV SeriesHerself
Stargala zugunsten der deutschen Welthungerhilfe2004TV SeriesHerself
Classical Brits 20042004TV MovieHerself
What Now?2004TV SeriesHerself
Christmas Night with the Stars2003TV Movie documentaryPerformer
The Frank Skinner Show2003TV SeriesHerself
The Terry and Gaby Show2003TV SeriesHerself
Classical Brit Awards 20032003TV SpecialHerself
The Royal Variety Performance 20032003TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey - Essential Collection2008VideoHerself (as Hayley)

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#Quote
1I'm single, carefree, and very happy about it.
2[In Ghana} I met girls who had been given bikes and I could see how much it meant to them.
3I see stars going off the rails and I just wish someone would pick them up and help them. You wonder how they get into that state.


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