Singer and multi-instrumentalist who performs Celtic and Middle Eastern world music and has sold over fourteen million albums.
She wanted to become a veterinarian before learning to play Celtic harp.
She sued her friend and employee Neima Ash for writing a book that contained intimate details of their friendship and Loreena's life.
Her fiancé Ronald Reese drowned in a boating accident in 1998.
She lent her support to the Golden Hat Foundation, founded by Kate Winslet, by performing a concert at Carnegie Hall.