MyraMaud’s intriguing personality and captivating artistry are as diverse as her origins. With roots in Madagascar and Martinique and being born in Paris, she’s a real citizen of the world.
Myra’s unique musique style has been influenced by jazz as well as traditional creole and latin music. In addition to the abundant musicality in her home, Myra received in her early years, dance training and studied piano and saxophone at the conservatory in Paris. Singing has always been a part of her life whether at home or in the gospel choir of her Church.
In the late 90’s, after performing for several shows in Disneyland Paris, she traveled the world as a soloist with the Claude Bolling Jazz Big Band and sang for the Orchestre National Symphonique de France.
Throughout the years Myra has shared stages with supertars such as Mireille Matthieu, Johnny Hallyday, Céline Dion or Enrique Iglesias and performed for Quincy Jones in Davos with her own choir the Gospel Sans Frontières.
She starred as the great Josephine Baker in the French movie « Ballade De Printemps » with Michel Serrrault and left Paris for Hamburg where she played one of the main role : « Nala », in the Lion King Broadway Musical : Der König Der Löwen, in Germany.
Furthermore Myra has been giving gospel workshops all over the world and is regularly investing her time in charity work.
In 2008, German Popstar Jan Delay recruited Myra as one of the Delaydies.
In 2010 Myra received a platinum record for the album Afri-Frans in South Africa, where she’s been touring for the last 3 years.
Since Myra’s breathtaking performance for the opening celebration of the Women’s Soccer World Cup 2011 in Frankfurt, her international popularity has grown tremendously.
She’s currently writing, composing and co-producing her new album together with her wonderful music Partner Lutz Krajenski supported by some of Germany’s finest musicians.
A wonderful heartist. MyraMaud is musical magic.
Photo : Klaus Westermann