Billie "Lorraine" Feather born in Manhattan on September 10, 1948)
singer/lyricist/songwriter. She was born in Manhattan.
Her father was jazz writer Leonard Feather and her mother Jane was a former big band singer and ex-roommate of singer Peggy Lee.
Feather was named after her godmother Billie Holiday but she dropped Billie and began using her middle name "Lorraine" while in grade school.
She began as an actress and dancer in New York and was in "Jesus Christ, Superstar.
Lorraine Feather began working in television as a lyricist in 1992 and has received seven Emmy nominations.
Feather’s work has been heard on numerous records, in films and on television. Her songs have been covered extensively by artists such as Phyllis Hyman, Kenny Rankin, Patti Austin, Diane Schuur and Cleo Laine.