Lena Zavaroni was a singer who came to the public’s attention in 1974 when see appeared on Opportunity Knocks on which she returned five times.

She went on to have her own TV shows:

  • Lena and Bonnie (with Bonnie Langford)
  • On Broadway With Lena Zavaroni
  • Lena Zavaroni and Music (6 episodes)
  • Lena (3 seasons of 6 episodes per season. 1980, 1981, 1982).

She also travelled the world and despite not being a recording artist released 6 LPs and 13 singles. Her recordings were also released on various compilation albums.

But behind the scenes Lena Zavaroni had a life long fight with her demons, which came out as anorexia from the age of 13 to 15, this then became clinical depression which lasted the rest of her life.

The truth is the anorexia also lasted the rest of her life.

Robcamstone