Anna Sigridur Helgadottir, known to all as Anna Sigga, was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1963. Before she was twenty she was singing publicly and diversely: jazz and torch-songs at a dinner dance on Saturday hymns and motettes with the Reykjavik Cathedral Choir Sunday morning a concert with the musical-humorous, PDQ Bach-style quintette Emil and Anna Sigga the next week-end. Anna Sigga completed formal studies in song at the Reykjavik College of Song in 1989, then studied under Prof. Rina Malatrasi in Italy until 1992. Since then she has performed in a number of European countries and on many musical fronts, including solo concerts, jazz, specialist singing groups, opera and operetta, gospel, church music, etc. In 2001 she was appointed joint musical director of the Free Church of Reykjavik. Among the places Anna Sigga has often sung is the Icelandic Emigration Center in Hofsos in the north of Iceland.