So sad to hear Kate McGarrigle died. I had the privilege of seeing her perform a few times with her children, Rufus and Martha Wainwright, and at the 2008 McGarrigle Christmas Hour at Carnegie Hall). She always seemed like a bubbly woman, and her attire always fascinated me. At her Christmas show, for instance, she was wearing a torn tights and a tiny black minidress that she proudly announced she’d bought decades earlier for a few dollars!
This was the last time I saw her. Radio City Music Hall, Valentine’s Day 2008: