Evelyn Glennie

Scottish percussionist

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie CH DBE (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish musician specialising in percussion.

Evelyn Glennie

Glennie has been deaf since the age of 12. She uses vibrations of the instruments to play during performances.

She was awarded a damehood in 2007, and was made a Companion of Honour in 2017.

Her deafness was first discovered by her mother Isabel Glennie when Evelyn tries to play a piano at the age of 8.