Musicians

We provide a list of intercountry and transracial adoptee musicians from around the world, listed by their country of birth / origins.

Black American

Lisa Marie Simmons (soul singer)

Chinese

An-Laurence Higgins (singer & guitarist)
I Am Monday Music (composer, singer)

Guatemalan

Carmen Maria Vega (singer)

Haitian

Jjanice (singer & songwriter)
Raymondrum (classical percussionist, drummer, pianist, teacher)

Indigenous Canadian

Elisapie (singer & songwriter)

Maritza

Tom Wilson (singer)

Tyse Nett (Christian hip hop artist)

Jamaican

Dionne Draper (singer, actor)

Japanese

Jack Peterson (cellist)

Korean

Bonnie Jones (improvising musician with sound and text)

Callie Bennett (singer, songwriter, musician)

Dan Matthews (musician, band)

Denis Sungo (classical guitarist & composer)

Jacqueline Wells (singer, songwriter, pianist)

Junseok Kim (DJ, MC)

Jordan VanHemert (saxaphonist, composer, educator)

Lali Puna (singer) and an article

Luke McQueen (singer & songwriter) and an article about his music background

Matthew Pellegrino (classical musician & composer)

Mayda (R&D infused pop musician)

Miriam Akkermann (professor of musicology, flutist, harpist)

Rebecca Larkin (Broadway singer, actor & visual artist)

Mixed Race

Ferera Swan (Filipino American singer, songwriter, pianist, violinist)

Nahko Bear (Puerto Rican/Native American/Filipino guitarist & singer) and article

Senegalese

Karim Ouellet (singer & songwriter)

Sarahmée or here (rapper, singer & songwriter)

Sri Lankan

Roshani Priddis (singer) and article
Linn Sjöbäck (singer)

Vietnamese

Jahred Rehberg (singer & songwriter)

Lara Price (blues singer)

Lou Arbour (band)

Matthew Brodnax (blues singer)