10 Things You Didn’t Know About Stevie Vann

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  1. Was born Stevie van Kerken
  2. She was also known as Stevie Lange
  3. Stevie is a Zambian-born British singer and vocal coach
  4. She is best known for her work as a backing vocalist and studio singer for many groups and solo performers in the 1970s and 1980s
  5. As lead vocalist for the group Night, she had two top 20 U.S. chart hits in the late 1970s
  6. Stevie Vann was raised in Mufulira, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) where her father worked as a copper miner and her mother was a physician
  7. She showed an early aptitude for music, playing the piano by age six
  8. Vann met Robert “Mutt” Lange when the two attended the same school in Mufulira, and the two reconnected a few years later while attending Belfast High School in South Africa
  9. Free of Night and divorced from Lange, Vann continued her career as a solo artist, backup singer, and commercial jingle singer
  10. In 1995 Vann worked with ex-husband Mutt Lange on two projects