Born: Montreal, Canada
Present Residence: Montreal, Canada
Notes: Fran Avni performed with Susan Cogan as the duo
“Susan and Fran” in Israel.
Fran Avni is an internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer of outstanding music for young children. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Fran Avni moved to Israel in 1966 where she entertained the Israeli troops during the Six Day War and joined Susan Cogan to sing as the duo “Susan and Fran.” She has two grown children, both of whom are film makers.
Fran Avni has had a varied career since returning to North America in 1974. A dynamic performer she is known for her interactive concerts, workshops, instant choruses and special events. Her credits include CBC Sesame Street, Scholastic’s Building Language for Literacy program, and LeapFrog’s award-winning preschool curricula.
Her recording career spans more than three decades and includes such classics as “Latkes and Hamentashen,” “Daisies & Ducklings,” and "Mostly Matzah.” Her whimsical mix of catchy melodies and infectious rhythms appeals to the entire family – kids, parents, and even grandparents!
|The JSA does not sell CDs. This performer's music is available for purchase at: www.franavni.com
Rights to the music in this collection courtesy of Fran Avni.
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