Laura was born the 4th of 5 children in Brewster, NY and raised in Armonk, NY. She has 3 brothers, Jimmy (deceased), Mark (managing director of Manhattan based C.E. Unterberg Towbin), Billy (musician and the baby of the family), and an older sister, Susan (from Connecticut). She is…more
Laura portrayed the role of Janis Joplin in the 2002 New York City musical Love, Janis.
In the late '70s, Laura toured Europe working as a background vocalist for Leonard Cohen.
Laura also performed the ballad "Sin Hablar" along with the worldwide famous Mexican singer Luis Miguel.
Laura Branigan: When you're on stage, the audience becomes your other half. It's the ultimate high you can reach as a musician -- an incredible feeling. And no matter where I am it's still the same; there's a reason we call music the universal language.
Laura Branigan: I want to touch people's hearts, to get right down to their souls.