Ann Hampton Callaway

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Ann Hampton Callaway (born May 30, 1958 in Chicago , Illinois ) is an American composer , singer and actress . She is known for the theme song she composed and sung for the television series Die Nanny and for her role in the musical “Swing!” , For which she received the Theater World Award .

Live and act

She is the daughter of Shirley Callaway, a pianist and singing teacher from New York . Her father, John Callaway, was a famous Chicago journalist .

She gained fame as the composer of the songs for the television series "The Nanny" , with the theme song "The Nanny Named Fran" being her most famous composition. She has written songs for Barbra Streisand and her compositions are featured on six Streisand albums. The platinum record- winning composer has written over 250 songs for Broadway and popular performers, including Liza Minnelli , Patti LuPone , Michael Feinstein , Blossom Dearie and her sister Liz Callaway.

She played in the musical "Swing!" And won the Theater World Award for "Outstanding Broadway Debut" for her performance and was nominated for the Tony Award in the category "Best Featured Actress in a Musical" .

As a solo artist, she has released several albums and songs.

She is also involved in charities with her music. After Hurricane Katrina , she appeared on television and released the song "Who can see the Blue the Same Again?" The proceeds of which she donated to the victims. Even after the attack on the World Trade Center , she published CDs and donated her proceeds.


  • Boom!
  • At last , Telarc
  • Blues In the Night , Telarc
  • Who Can See The Blue The Same Again? , Dismakers single CD
  • Slow , Shanachie Records
  • After Ours , Denon Records
  • Ann Hampton Callaway , DRG Records
  • Bring Back Romance , DRG Records
  • Easy Living , Shanachie Records
  • Sibling Revelry with Liz Callaway, DRG Records
  • Signature , Shanachie Records
  • This Christmas , After 9 Records / Angel Records
  • To Ella With Love , Shanachie Records

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Winner of the Theater World Award . Retrieved September 24, 2012