Via NY Post.
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Sing in the subway, apparently.
A homeless Russian singer who went viral for her incredible performance just scored a major record deal.
Emily Zamourka, who captured the hearts of Los Angeles subway riders and internet fans, has been offered a recording contract, TMZ reports….
The producer first learned of the now-infamous singer after the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a video of her singing opera in a subway station.
The internet immediately fell in love with the 52-year-old, who became homeless after a series of bad luck. Zamourka moved to the United States more than two decades ago and was teaching violin and piano lessons, but fell ill and wound up homeless when she couldn’t afford medical care….
Along with the record deal, two GoFundMe campaigns have raised thousands of dollars for Zamourka, one surpassing $52,000 and the other tipping $32,000….