Diana Krall

Born Nov 16, 1964

Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC is a Canadian jazz pianist and singer, known for her contralto vocals. She has sold more than 6 million albums in the US and over 15 million worldwide. On December 11, 2009, Billboard magazine named her the second Jazz artist of the 2000–09 decade, establishing her as one of the best-selling artists of her time. She is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debuting at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums.… Read More

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    Northern Exposure A Captivating Arts And Cultural Season This Fall In Canada
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    After Rough Year, Diana Krall Blooms With 'wallflower'
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Diana Krall.


1964 Birth Krall was born on November 16, 1964, in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, the daughter of Adella A. (née Wende), an elementary school teacher, and Stephen James "Jim" Krall, an accountant. … Read More


1993 28 Years Old 1 More Event
She returned to Canada to release her first album in 1993.


2000 35 Years Old In August 2000, Krall was paired on a 20-city tour with Tony Bennett. … Read More
2001 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2001, Krall began a world tour. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old Krall's mother died of multiple myeloma in 2002, within months of the pianist's mentors Ray Brown and Rosemary Clooney. … Read More
2003 38 Years Old Krall and British musician Elvis Costello were married on December 6, 2003, at Elton John's estate outside London. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old She joined Ray Charles on his Genius Loves Company album in 2004 on the song, "You Don't Know Me".


2005 40 Years Old …  In 2005, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. … Read More
2007 42 Years Old In late May 2007, Krall was featured in a Lexus ad campaign. … Read More
2009 44 Years Old Krall also produced Barbra Streisand's album Love Is the Answer, released on September 29, 2009. 2011 saw Krall retreat to Sri Lanka; however, no publicity was given and the visit remained entirely private.
2012 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2012, she accompanied Paul McCartney at Capitol Studios in a live performance of his Album "Kisses on the Bottom", which was shown live on the internet.


2015 50 Years Old Wallflower is the 12th studio album by Krall, released on February 3, 2015 by Verve Records.
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