Birth Name: Dorothy Snowden Williams
Birth Place: Mount Kisco, New York, US
Years Active: 1990 - present
Genres: Folk, Folk-pop, Alternative Country, Singer-songwriter
Dar Williams (born Dorothy Snowden Williams, April 19, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter specializing in pop folk. Williams was born in Mount Kisco, New York, and grew up in Chappaqua. Her nickname “Dar” originated due to a mispronunciation of “Dorothy” by one of her sisters. Williams moved to Boston in 1990 to explore a career in theater. She worked for a year as stage manager of the Opera Company of Boston, but on the side began to write songs, record demo tapes, and take voice lessons with now Celebrity Voice and Performance Coach Jeannie Deva. Deva encouraged her to try performing at coffeehouses, but her early years performing were made difficult by her battle with stage fr...
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