|Born||December 4, 1944|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
In the 1960s, Montreal natives Kate and Anna McGarrigle established themselves in Montreal's burgeoning folk scene while they attended school.:7–8 From 1963 to 1967, they teamed up with Jack Nissenson and Peter Weldon to form the folk group Mountain City Four.:9–10 The sisters wrote, recorded and performed music into the twenty-first century with assorted accompanying musicians, including Chaim Tannenbaum and Joel Zifkin.:11,83
In 2016 Anna and her older sister Jane wrote a book together, Mountain City Girls.
In 2017 she was presented with a Quebec Arts and Letters Award.
- Kate & Anna McGarrigle (1976)
- Dancer with Bruised Knees (1977)
- Pronto Monto (1978)
- Entre Lajeunesse et la sagesse (1980)
- Love Over and Over (1982)
- Heartbeats Accelerating (1990)
- Matapédia (1996)
- The McGarrigle Hour (1998)
- La vache qui pleure (2003)
- The McGarrigle Christmas Hour (2005)
- ODDiTTiES (2010)
- Tell My Sister (2011)
- Sing Me the Songs: Celebrating the Works of Kate McGarrigle (2013)
- Betty Nygaard King (December 16, 2013). "McGarrigle, Kate and Anna". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved August 17, 2019.
- Clarkson, Adrienne (November 5, 2004). "Speech on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards". Archive.gg.ca. Retrieved January 24, 2010.
- McGarrigle, Anna & Jane (2015). Mountain City Girls. Canada: Penguin Random House. ISBN 978-0-345-81402-9.
- Lanken, Dane (2007). Kate and Anna McGarrigle Songs and Stories. Canada: Penumbra Press. ISBN 18-9732-304-2.
- "Heart Like A Wheel". Rolling Stoone, January 16, 1975, By Stephen Holden
- "Jane and Anna McGarrigle talk sisterhood". Homerun, CBC Radio, Mar 16, 2016
- Kate and Anna McGarrigle Biography on www.MusicianGuide.com
- "Order of Canada award". Archive.gg.ca. 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2010-01-24.
- "Anna McGarricle gets her due". Montreal Gazette, May 30, 2017