Australian singing nun Sister Janet Meade dies aged 83

Australian singing nun Sister Janet Meade dies aged 83

1/27/2022 12:45:00 PM

Australian singing nun Sister Janet Meade dies aged 83

The Catholic nun from Adelaide found worldwide fame with her 1973 rock version of The Lord’s Prayer

Photograph: Morgan Sette/AAPSt Peter’s cathedral in Adelaide. The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide has confirmed that Sister Janet, who sold 2m copies of her rock version of The Lord’s Prayer, died on Wednesday.Photograph: Morgan Sette/AAPThu 27 Jan 2022 09.10 GMT

Last modified on Thu 27 Jan 2022 09.24 GMTSister Janet Mead, a South Australian nun who found global fame with a rock version of The Lord’s Prayer, has died aged 83.She rose to fame in Australia after her Rock Masses, recorded at Adelaide’s St Francis Xavier cathedral, came to the attention of Festival Records.

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St Peter’s cathedral in Adelaide. The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide has confirmed that Sister Janet, who sold 2m copies of her rock version of The Lord’s Prayer, died on Wednesday. Photograph: Morgan Sette/AAP St Peter’s cathedral in Adelaide. The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide has confirmed that Sister Janet, who sold 2m copies of her rock version of The Lord’s Prayer, died on Wednesday. Photograph: Morgan Sette/AAP Thu 27 Jan 2022 09.10 GMT Last modified on Thu 27 Jan 2022 09.24 GMT Sister Janet Mead, a South Australian nun who found global fame with a rock version of The Lord’s Prayer, has died aged 83. She rose to fame in Australia after her Rock Masses, recorded at Adelaide’s St Francis Xavier cathedral, came to the attention of Festival Records. Her 1973 recording of The Lord’s Prayer shot up the charts and went on to sell 2m copies and be distributed in 31 countries. Vale. Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer [HQ Stereo] [1973]