Before taking on the stage name Magda Davitt on December 8, 1966, Sinead Marie Bernadette Sinéad O’Connor was a well-known Irish singer and guitarist.She had a name by her professional name, Sinead O’Connor. Her first studio album, ‘The Lion and the Cobra,’ was released in 1987 and gained international recognition. Her second studio album, ‘I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got’ (1990), received critical acclaim and became her most significant success, selling over seven million copies worldwide. Its main single, ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ was named the number one global single by Billboard Music Awards in 1990.”
In 1999, she was appointed as a priest by the Latin Tridentine Church, a tradition not recognized by the mainstream Catholic Church. She consistently spoke out on issues related to women’s rights, anti-racism, organized religion, child maltreatment, and human rights. In 2017, O’Connor’s name was altered to Magda Davitt.to child women’s rights, organized religion, abuse, human rights, and anti-racism. She adopted the Islamic name Shuhada Sadaqat after converting to Islam in 2018. She however kept using and performing under her birth name.
In 1999, she was appointed by the Latin Tridentine Church as a priest, a tradition not recognized by the mainstream Catholic Church. She consistently spoke out on issues related After converting to Islam in 2018, she changed her name to Shuhada Sadaqat.However, she continued to record and perform under her birth name.
Born: Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor
8 December 1966
July 2023 (aged 56)
Sinéad O’Connor: Irish singer-songwriter dies aged 56