Elaine Paige, birth name Elaine Mary Bickerstaff was born on March 5, 1948 in Barnet, London, England. She is an English singer and actress known best of all for her work in musical theater. Originally she wanted to become professional tennis player, however when she was 14 she heard the soundtrack of the film West Side Story and that inspired her to pursue a music career. The first role that earned her big success was Eva Peron in Evita. For this role she won Olivier Award - Best Actress in a Musical/Society of West End Theatre Award - Best Actress in a Musical and Variety Club Award - Showbusiness Personality of the Year. Later she received many other awards including Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Being a singer she released her first album in 1978. You can download Elaine Paige’s album Elaine Paige and Friends in mp3 from our site.