MUSIC

MUSIC

…but mostly, in the 1970’s, living in a fun beach town on the Baltic coast, I remember disco: happy, go-lucky, often non-sensical (“dig into Dancing Queen”) but mostly toe-tapping music! It was perfection for Poland in the oppressed 1970’s…

read more
THE “OTHER” FAMILY

THE “OTHER” FAMILY

Grandma Irena (“Irene” means peace in Greek) was my dad’s mom. I wish I had known her longer and better in my life. She is probably the person I wish I had been closer to as I feel an invisible and timeless bond to her that had never been fully explored…

read more
MOM

MOM

My mom, what can I say? They say your mother is the most important person in your universe. They say a mother’s love can make you feel complete the rest of your life and propel you through all kinds of negativity.  “They” also acknowledge that a mother can have the same negative effect on your life if that love is withheld or is conditional…

read more
FAMILY

FAMILY

Family. There’s a loaded subject. Does not matter if it’s the Jersey Shore today or Sopot Beach under Communism, family is family and family drama is the same. Our family had a matriarch, “Babcia” (grandma) Halina, my mother’s mom. A gorgeous woman in any time or place and often likened to Gina Lollobrigida and Sophia Loren when I was growing up…

read more
POLAND

POLAND

We lived in a typical nondescript communist concrete apartment building. But magically or not, it was only one block from the Baltic Sea beaches.  Our fourth floor kitchen window faced water. And one of my best memories of my dad, after he’s had a few vodka shots, were in that kitchen, where he’d be standing by that sea-facing window and in his happy state declare that he could see the rooster in the lighthouse about 20 miles clear across the sea in another little Baltic beach town called “Hel”…

read more
THE START OF SOMETHING NEW

THE START OF SOMETHING NEW

I am a singer. A singer with: asthma, sleep apnea, chronic sinusitis and allergies. Oh, and I also have pericarditis – and a leaky heart valve – and arrhythmia.  And all kinds of gut issues. Not a great start…

read more

Meet Anna

Anna Danes is an advocate for passion-pursuing and an unstoppable dream-chaser. A former lawyer and stay-at-home mom who at the age of 43 reinvented herself when she turned to singing as a way to find her voice and to change her life when the love in her life was no more, Anna is soon to be renowned as one of the most effective transformational leaders in the world. Read More

“FIND YOUR
WINGS”

Enter your email address 

below to enjoy Anna’s new

 signature title track for free.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

popup