Lauren Hart

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Lauren Hart (born January 10, 1967) is a professional recording artist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is best known for performing "The Star Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" prior to Philadelphia Flyers games, the team for which her father Gene Hart was the long-time television and radio announcer for 29 years, and also performing a duet of God Bless America with a taped version of Kate Smith on several occasions, especially big games, among them games in the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals. In a 2005 Hockey News poll, she was voted the best anthem singer in NHL history.[1]

Hart performed "God Bless America" during the first intermission of the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012.


  1. ^ Caldwell, Dave (January 15, 2007). "With Each Anthem Sung, Family's Philadelphia Legacy Carries On". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-08-01. 

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