Cyndee Peters

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Cyndee Peters
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Cyndee Peters inside the Backen Church
Background information
Birth name Cynthia Mana Pettice
Born (1946-09-08) September 8, 1946 (age 71)
Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
Genres gospel
Years active 1973-

Cyndee Peters (born September 8, 1946, real name: Cynthia Mana Pettice Strandell[1]) is a well known gospel singer and author in Sweden. She was born in 1946 in Granite Falls, North Carolina.

In addition to featuring in TV shows and concerts, she has also written two books:

  • Timme för Timme, dag för dag (1988); 2nd edition 2005
  • Vidare (1994)

In 1987 she came third in the Melodifestivalen, the Swedish selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song När morgonstjärnan brinner.

Over the years she has worked with many artists, including Liza Minnelli and Natalie Cole. She lived in the Swedish town of Sollentuna for many years until moving back to USA in 2011.[2] In 2004 she became an honorary member of Sweden's prestigious Order of Vasa.


  1. ^ Eyal Sharon Krafft (8 September 2011). "Cyndee har blivit Cynthia igen" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Cyndee Peters flyttar tillbaka till sitt hemland - USA" (in Swedish). Dagen. 3 February 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 

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