Phoebe "Songbundle" Legere's Biography
Phoebe “Songbundle” Legere (Abenaki) lives in Maine and New York City. She is an internationally recognized composer and multi-disciplinary artist, known for her plays, operas, and poems.
Vassar graduate, Juilliard-trained Phoebe Legere has collaborated with some of the most creative personalities of modern times: she opened for David Bowie on his National Tour, and she played with Joni Mitchell and Billy Joel, John Hartford and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Phoebe Legere sings in French and Abenaki. She is an award-winning folk-blues pianist, a champion accordion player, a down-home blues guitar player. The New York Times compared her singing to Edith Piaf and Maria Callas.
NPR called Phoebe Legere “An American Original.” She has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as well as CBGB and the Pyramid. She has been featured on CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS, and HBO.
Phoebe is the Executive Director of the Foundation for New American Art. FFNA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, brings music and art to the children of low-income communities. Phoebe Songbundle teaches using traditional Abenaki stories, dances, and songs.