Laura Branigan

Vero nome:
Laura Ann Branigan
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American recording artist, and singer.

Born: 3 July 1952 in Mount Kisco, Westchester County, New York
Died: 26 August 2004 in Long Island, New York, USA (aged 52).

Laura Branigan studied at Byram Hills High School in Armonk. She graduated June 1970.
Laura Branigan studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan between 1970-1972.

Branigan's recording career began in 1972 with a group called Meadows. Ahmet Ertegun and Doug Morris signed her to Atlantic Records in 1979. Branigan toured with Leonard Cohen as backing singer for his first European tour.

Her first Atlantic single, All Night With Me charted at no. 62. Her next single, a remake of Umberto Tozzi's Gloria charted at no. 2 in the USA. Branigan's music was influenced by Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, and Stevie Nicks. Her big hits included Gloria, Solitaire, Self Control, and Power Of Love.

After the release of her seventh album Over My Heart for Atlantic in 1993, Branigan semi-retired from the music industry to care for her husband, suffering from cancer.

In 2002 Branigan appeared on stage as Janis Joplin in "Love, Janis."
Two years later, she died suddenly in her sleep from a brain aneurysm.

Alongside her recording career, Branigan landed acting parts in films (Mugsy's Girl in 1985, Backstage in 1988) and in TV shows including Chips and Monsters (1991).
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Albums

Laura Branigan - Branigan album art Laura Branigan Branigan (Album) Atlantic Argentina 1982 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Branigan 2 album art Laura Branigan Branigan 2 (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic Germany 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Self Control album art Laura Branigan Self Control (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1984 Vendi questa versione
ARCD 8246 Laura Branigan - Ghostbusters Original Soundtrack Album album art Ray Parker Jr., Thompson Twins, Air Supply, Laura Branigan, Elmer Bernstein, Mick Smiley, Alessi, The Bus Boys Ray Parker Jr., Thompson Twins, Air Supply, Laura Branigan, Elmer Bernstein, Mick Smiley, Alessi, The Bus Boys - Ghostbusters Original Soundtrack Album(CD, Album) Arista ARCD 8246 US 1984 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Hold Me album art Laura Branigan Hold Me (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic Italy 1985 Vendi questa versione
PC 85-49 Laura Branigan - Westwood One Presents Startrak Profile album art Laura Branigan Westwood One Presents Startrak Profile(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One PC 85-49 US 1985 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Touch album art Laura Branigan Touch (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic Greece 1987 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Laura Branigan album art Laura Branigan Laura Branigan (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic Europe 1990 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Over My Heart album art Laura Branigan Over My Heart (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic South Africa 1993 Vendi questa versione

Singles & EPs

none Laura Branigan - Memories album art Laura Branigan Memories(7", S/Sided, Promo) Liberty Television none US 1978 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Fool's Affair album art Laura Branigan Fool's Affair (Single) Atlantic US 1980 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Looking Out For Number One album art Laura Branigan Looking Out For Number One (Single) Atlantic US 1981 Vendi questa versione
3846 Laura Branigan - Tell Him album art Laura Branigan Tell Him(7", Single, Promo) Atlantic 3846 US 1981 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Gloria album art Laura Branigan Gloria (Single, Maxi) Atlantic UK 1982 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - All Night With Me album art Laura Branigan All Night With Me (Single) Atlantic US 1982 Vendi questa versione
Promo 170 Laura Branigan - End Title / Gloria album art O.S.T. Blade Runner / Laura Branigan O.S.T. Blade Runner / Laura Branigan - End Title / Gloria(7", Jukebox) Full Moon, Atlantic Promo 170 Italy 1982 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You album art Laura Branigan How Am I Supposed To Live Without You (Single) Atlantic UK 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Deep In The Dark album art Laura Branigan Deep In The Dark (Single) Atlantic UK 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Solitaire / Gloria album art Laura Branigan Solitaire / Gloria (Maxi, Single) Atlantic, Atlantic Canada 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Solitaire album art Laura Branigan Solitaire (Single) Atlantic US 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Solitaire / I'm Not The Only One album art Laura Branigan Solitaire / I'm Not The Only One (Single, EP) Atlantic Sweden 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - All Night With Me / How Am I Supposed To Live Without You album art Laura Branigan All Night With Me / How Am I Supposed To Live Without You (Single) Atlantic US 1983 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Ti Amo album art Laura Branigan Ti Amo (Single) Atlantic, Atlantic Japan 1984 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - The Lucky One album art Laura Branigan The Lucky One (Single, Maxi) Atlantic, Atlantic Spain 1984 Vendi questa versione
Laura Branigan - Satisfaction album art Laura Branigan Satisfaction (Maxi, Single) Atlantic Mexico 1984 Vendi questa versione