Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Kate McGarrigle 1946-2010

I was very sad to hear of the death of Kate McGarrigle. She was a Canadian folksinger, as are her sister, Anna (Kate and Anna McGarrigle put out several albums together) and her children Martha and Rufus Wainwright (she had been married to folksinger Louden Wainwright III).

I've enjoyed her singing and songwriting for years. Here's one of my favorites of the McGarrigle sisters' songs; it's from their album "Matapedia":

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