Sister Janet Mead

Christian music, Musical Artist

1938 –

92

Who is Sister Janet Mead?

Janet Mead is a Roman Catholic nun and is best known for recording a rock version of "The Lord's Prayer". The surprise hit reached Number 3 on the Australian Singles Chart in 1974 and Number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the same year. The single earned her a Grammy Award nomination and Golden Gospel Award in 2004.

Mead became the second woman to have a top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart while serving as a nun. Sister Luc-Gabrielle, also known as Sœur Sourire and The Singing Nun, had a Number 1 pop hit in 1963 with "Dominique".

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Born
1938
Adelaide
Also known as
  • Mead, Sister Janet
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Education
  • Elder Conservatorium
Lived in
  • Adelaide

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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