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Sharon Corr

Biography

Important in creating the Corrs’ traditional Irish pop/rock sound, violinist Sharon may be the second person in the hugely effective band to start a single career. Blessed in Dundalk, Ireland in 1970, she was raised within a musical family members, with her parents Gerry and Jean section of a touring addresses music group. After sister Caroline refused to wait her violin lessons, Sharon used the instrument rather and continued to try out in nationwide and youngsters orchestras and afterwards became a professional violin instructor. After studying research for a season at university, she managed an archive shop and proved helpful in her aunt’s pub, where she also performed within a duo with sibling Jim, before Caroline and Andrea became a member of to create the Corrs. Perhaps one of the most well-known acts from the past due ’90s, they marketed an incredible number of albums world-wide, scored 12 Best 40 U.K. singles like the number 1 “Breathless,” performed several sold-out area tours, and documented five studio room albums before announcing a rest in 2005. Sharon had written many of their biggest strikes (“So Youthful,” “Radio”) and all their instrumental album paths, but only got center stage in ’09 2009, when she performed being a single artist for the very first time at Glastonbury and Isle of Wight celebrations and released the kids in Require charity one “Me and My Teddy Keep.” Her debut record, Imagine You, was made by longtime collaborator Billy Farrell and highlighted Jeff Beck and Spanish vocalist Alex Ubago. Offering the singles “IT ISN’T a Fantasy” and “Everybody’s Surely got to Find out Sometime,” it reached amount 22 in her indigenous Ireland and amount 37 within the U.K. Sharon in addition has made an appearance on albums by Bryn Terfel and Jean Michel Jarre, received a Grammy nomination on her behalf theme tune towards the BBC crisis Rebel Center, and can be an ambassador for Nelson Mandela’s 46664 Helps awareness campaign.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sharon Corr
Height 1.65 m
Profession Actor, Composer, Singer-songwriter, Fiddler, TV Personality
Nationality Irish
Spouse Gavin Bonnar
Children Flori Jean Elizabeth Bonnar, Cathal Robert Gerard Bonnar
Parents Gerry Corr, Jean Bell
Siblings Andrea Corr, Caroline Corr, Jim Corr
Awards VIP Style Award for Most Stylish Woman
Music Groups The Corrs
Music Songs It's Not a Dream, We Could Be Lovers, Cooley's Reel, Take a Minute, Smalltown Boy, Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime, Mná Na h'Éireann, Jenny's Chickens, Upon an Ocean, Edge of Nowhere, The Runaround, Raindrops, Me and My Teddy Bear, So Long Ago, Our Wedding Day, The Same Sun, Over It, Full Circle, Love Me Better, You Say, Traditional: She Moved Through The Fair, Butterflies, Buenos Aires, Traditional: My Lagan Love, Dream of You, Salamanca
Albums Dream of You, The Same Sun, The Corrs Unplugged, The Corrs – Live, Forgiven, Not Forgotten, Home, Talk on Corners, In Blue, Borrowed Heaven, VH1 Presents: The Corrs, Live in Dublin, White Light, Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection, Best of The Corrs, Scarborough Fair - Songs From The British Isles, All the Way Home - A History of the Corrs, The Corrs - Original Album Series
Movies The Corrs: Live at the Royal Albert Hall


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#Fact
1 Son Cathal Robert Gerard (Cal) born 31 March 2006.
2 Daughter Flori Jean Elizabeth, born 18 July 2007.
3 Nephew Brandon Corr, born 10 May 2006. Son of her brother Jim Corr.
4 Nephew Jake Woods, born 12 February 2003. Son of her sister Caroline Corr.
5 Niece Georgina Woods, born 11 October 2004. Daughter of her sister Caroline Corr.
6 Niece Rihann Andrea Woods, born 1 December 2006. Daughter of her sister Caroline Corr.
7 She and Gavin are expecting their second baby in July 2007.
8 She doesn't drive.
9 Gave birth to a boy, Cathal 'Cal' Robert Gerard Bonnar, on 31 March 2006. He was born in Dublin and weighed in at 5 pounds, 8 ounces.
10 Learned to play the violin when she was 6 years old. Her sister Caroline was meant to learn it but wasn't interested, so Sharon took it up instead. She has played in an orchestra, and is a qualified instructor.
11 Sister of Caroline Corr, Andrea Corr, and Jim Corr


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Coronation Street TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Substitute Bride 2010 TV Series lyrics: "Runaway" / music: "Runaway"
Beach Girls 2005 TV Mini-Series writer: "Summer Sunshine"
The Wedding Date 2005 writer: "Breathless"
Gangs of New York 2002 "The Hands That Built America Theme from Gangs of New York"
America's Sweethearts 2001 writer: "All the love in the world"
Charmed TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Top of the Pops 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Say It Isn't So 2001 writer: "At Your Side"
Where the Heart Is 2000 writer: "So Young"
Mad Cows 1999 writer: "So Young"
Stars in Their Eyes 1999 TV Series writer - 2 episodes

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road 2000 Video documentary as The Corrs
The One & Only: The Corrs 2000 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
The Corrs at Christmas 2000 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary 1 episode
The Corrs: Les live de Solidays 1999 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs
The Corrs: 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' - St. Patrick's Day March 17, 1998 1998 TV Movie documentary as The Corrs

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Corrs: Irresistible 2000 Video short
The Commitments 1991 Fiddle Player (uncredited)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quest for Camelot 1998 musician: Irish fiddle

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary audio producer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Corrs: Access All Areas 2000 TV Short documentary thanks - as The Corrs

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¡Qué tiempo tan feliz! 2016 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show 2004-2015 TV Series Herself
This Morning 2009-2015 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs) / Herself
C 2015 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
The Graham Norton Show 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose 2014 TV Series Herself
Urban Secrets 2012 TV Series Herself
The Voice of Ireland 2012 TV Series Herself - Coach
The Xtra Factor 2011 TV Series Herself
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Herself
Studio One 2011 TV Series Herself (2011)
Les années bonheur 2011 TV Series Herself
The Michael Ball Show 2010 TV Series Herself
The One Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Xposé 2008 TV Series Herself
46664: A Concert for Nelson Mandela 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Kelly 2001-2005 TV Series Herself
Children in Need 2001-2005 TV Series Herself - Performer / Herself
Loops! 2005 TV Series Herself
The Corrs: All the Way Home 2005 Video documentary Herself
Premios Ondas '05 2005 TV Movie Herself (as The Corrs)
GMTV 2004-2005 TV Series Herself / Herself - Performer
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
Wetten, dass..? 2000-2005 TV Series Herself / Herself (as The Corrs)
Celebrate the Sound of Music 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Live in Geneva 2005 Video Herself - Violin, Vocals
95.8 Capital FM's Party in the Park for the Prince's Trust 2004 2004 TV Movie Herself - Performer (as The Corrs)
Carta de ajuste 2004 TV Series documentary Herself (as The Corrs)
Música uno 2004 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Parkinson 2004 TV Series Herself
The Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself - Performer / Presenter (as The Corrs)
Morten og Peter i Dublin 2003 TV Series documentary Herself (as The Corrs) / Herself
South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square 2002 Video Herself aka "the Corrs"
Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer
Party in the Park 1999 2002 Video documentary Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999-2002 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
The Corrs Live in Dublin 2002 TV Special Herself (Violin, vocals)
It's Your New Year's Eve Party 2001 TV Special Herself (as The Corrs)
National Lottery Christmas Cracker 2001 TV Special Herself (as The Corrs)
Stars 2001 - Die Aids-Gala 2001 TV Special documentary Herself (violin, vocals) (as The Corrs)
The Royal Variety Performance 2001 2001 TV Special documentary Performer (as The Corrs)
Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show 2001 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
The Saturday Show 2001 TV Series Herself
CD:UK 2001 TV Series Herself
SM:TV Live 2001 TV Series Herself
The Ray Martin Show 2001 TV Series Herself
Party in the Park 1998 2001 Video documentary Herself (violin, vocals) (as The Corrs)
Top of the Pops 1998-2001 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2000-2001 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Good Morning America 2001 TV Series Guest Artist
No More Cry: The Corrs in Newcastle 2001 TV Movie Herself - performer
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 2000 Video documentary Herself (as the Corrs)
Party in the Park 2000 2000 TV Special Performer (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road 2000 Video documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
The One & Only: The Corrs 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
The Corrs at Christmas 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
Christmas in Washington 2000 TV Special Herself / Performer (as The Corrs)
The Corrs: Access All Areas 2000 TV Short documentary Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2000 TV Movie Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996-2000 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Musikbutikken 2000 TV Series Herself
The Panel 2000 TV Series Herself
Nulle part ailleurs 2000 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Música sí 1997-2000 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
Unplugged 2000 TV Series documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
The Corrs: Les live de Solidays 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
MTV Europe Music Awards 1999 1999 TV Special Herself - Performer
Saturday Night Live 1999 TV Series Herself - Musical guest (as The Corrs)
Brit Awards 1999 1999 TV Special Herself - Performer
Jools's Hootenanny 1998 TV Series Herself
The Corrs: 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' - St. Patrick's Day March 17, 1998 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself (violin, vocals)
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1998 1998 TV Special Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Premios Amigo 98 1998 TV Movie Herself (as The Corrs)
Tapis rouge 1998 TV Series Herself (as The Corrs)
El séptimo de caballería 1998 TV Series Herself / Herself (as The Corrs)
Turrón y... cuenta nueva 1997 TV Movie Herself - The Corrs (uncredited)
Premios Amigo 97 1997 TV Movie Himself (as The Corrs)
Surprise Surprise! 1997 TV Series Herself
Zona franca 1996 TV Series Herself
Beverly Hills, 90210 1996 TV Series Herself - Musical guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The South Bank Show 2004 TV Series documentary Herself

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1 I think it's a big challenge not to murder each other, ... I mean, we're family so we fight now and then, but we're getting better at it. I mean, the music's really important to us, and we love doing that, so in order to preserve that, we get on.


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