Canada Reads 2017

Measha Brueggergosman

Defending Company Town by Madeline Ashby

Measha Brueggergosman

Born and raised in Fredericton, N. B., Measha Brueggergosman is an award-winning international opera singer and is widely hailed as one of the great sopranos of the 21st century. Her voice has taken her around the world to perform in Toronto, New York, London, Spain, Ghana and Brazil. She has performed for Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan and Queen Elizabeth II. More than three billion people watched her performance at the opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Olympic Games in 2010. Her most recent project, Songs of Freedom, is a film, television series, interactive website, musical album that tells Brueggergosman's journey through her family's history.

Measha Brueggergosman will defend Company Town by Madeline Ashby on Canada Reads 2017.