Maggie Rogers – singer, songwriter, and producer
Margaret Debay Rogers was born on 25 April 1994 in Easton, Maryland. The first step to fame was a popular song “Alaska”, which helped her grab the attention of a famous rapper Pharrell Williams.
Margaret’s parents weren’t in the music business. However, they supported the girl’s hobbies. When she was just 7 years old, Maggie started learning to play the harp. She was a big fan of Antonio Vivaldi and Gustav Holst. While in school, Rogers learned to play the guitar and piano. When she was in 8th grade, the young artist started writing songs. Later, Maggie enrolled in a prestigious high school in Delaware where she continued honing her music skills. She played in the orchestra, sang in a choir and became a member of a jazz band. Margaret was a fan of folk music and learned how to play the banjo. The young woman always had numerous hobbies besides music. One of them was coding.
After enrolling in Berklee College of Music and winning an essay contest, Rogers decided to start writing songs. Next year she devoted to songwriting. In 2012, the artist managed to release her first independent album, The Echo. Her demos helped the aspiring singer enroll in New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.