The charities that Sarah Brightman supports include: Advisory Council for the Challenger Center, Parkinson's UK Symfunny, The Brightman STEM Scholarship and the Chilean Council of Culture and the Arts.
Talented singer, songwriter, and actress Sarah Brightman was born in England on August 14, 1960. Her career began in the late 1970s when she became a member of Hot Gossip, a dance group. She would go on to star in the West End theater production of Cats, and later would appear in The Phantom of the Opera. After crossing over to a classical recording artist and releasing a handful of albums, Sarah Brightman made available the most successful album of her career in 1997: Timeless/Time to Say Goodbye. The album received a Platinum or higher certification in more than 20 countries, and sold just over 1 million records in the United States. The title song, “Time to Say Goodbye”, was a duet with Andrea Bocelli and became an international top-seller. She has released a total of eleven studio albums as of 2013, and has won a variety of international awards for her singles, albums, and performances.