Twain, Shania [Edwards, Eilleen Regina ]
- David B. Pruett
(b Windsor, ON, Aug 28, 1965). Canadian country recording artist. The best-selling female artist in the history of country music to date, Shania Twain achieved unprecedented success throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Raised in poverty by her mother and Ojibwe stepfather in the small mining town of Timmins, Ontario, Twain was singing in local clubs at age eight and by age ten writing songs influenced by contemporary country, rock, and pop styles. After graduating from high school in ...