Grandparents Magazine touted Grandma Rita saying "Rita reminds me of Mrs. Doubtfire the "hip" Granny because she can do anything and she rocks!" Grandma Rita takes old favorites and gives them a new twist in her own inimitable style. She also writes songs your kids will love.
In a varied Professional Career, on the East and West Coast Rita Mizrahi Shamie, also known as Grandma Rita, has done it all. Theatre and Cabaret where she garnered the Best "Breakthrough in Cabaret" Award, countless Voiceover and TV Commercials, and has also contributed her Voice talent to Movies like "Look Who's Talking Too". She is a published writer of Short Stories & Poetry, and an Award Winning Composer Lyricist currently writing original songs for children and grownups alike.
Married to her Manager Husband Eddie for 50 years, Mother of Three, and Grandmother of Eleven, Great Grandmother of One, Rita turned her many talents to Children's Music when her Grandchildren were being born. The results of Rita's labor of love can be found in any of the "Nineteen CDs" currently available at www.cdbaby.com/Artist/RitaMizrahiShamieakaGrandmaRita. Thrilled with her popularity in "The Good Old USA", Grandma Rita Songs are also listed in the Top 100 Songs in Children's Music in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, and also Japan.
Winner of the "VH-1 Songwriter of the Year", "Save the Music" Contest for her song "I Wanna Love You", (written in honor of her Grandson), VH-1's letter to her complemented her with the following quote, "your song displayed exceptional song writing skill, and based on the totals from the judges, you received one of the overall highest ratings".
Rita is a member in good standing of the Following Associations: Children's Music Network, Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, ASCAP (American Society of Composers & Publishers), SAG (Screen Actors Guild), International Society of Poets, and also the American Entrepreneurs Association.
All of Grandma Rita's CD's are fun. Maybe it's because of the diversity of songs, or maybe it's because Rita's CD's allow Parents to sing along with their children because they know the Lyrics. Funny, these Grownups learned the Lyrics in their childhood and still remember them.
With a smile on her face, and always a song in her heart, we invite you to look and listen to the talent that is Rita Mizrahi Shamie and hope you will "Feel the Love".
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