As per our current Database, Rita Keane has been died on Jun 28, 2009 (age 86).
When Rita Keane die, Rita Keane was 86 years old.
|Popular As||Rita Keane|
|Occupation||World Music Singer|
|Age||86 years old|
|Born||December 31, 1922 (Ireland)|
Rita Keane’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
Rita Keane was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
Irish singer and Accordionist who was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from TG4 for her contributions to traditional Irish music. She was best known for her long partnership with her sister Sarah Keane, with whom she she recorded the beloved 1969 album Once I Loved and its follow-up, At the Setting Sun.
She received her first accordion in 1939 and began performing at local weddings shortly thereafter.
Despite the iconic status of Once I Loved, she and her sister waited more than two and a half decades to record its follow-up, 1996's At the Setting of the Sun.
She is the aunt of Singers Delores Keane and Matt Keane. She never married.
He and Bothy Band bagpipe player Paddy Keenan are both renowned for their work in traditional Irish music.