Video Of Homeless Woman Singing Opera In LA Metro Win Hearts (Photo: Twitter\@LAPDHQ)
After Bollywood found their diamond in the rough with Ranu Mondal, it looks like Hollywood may also have found theirs in a homeless-women. Posted by LAPD HQ with the caption, “4 million people call LA home. 4 million stories. 4 million voices...sometimes you just have to stop and listen to one, to hear something beautiful.”
4 million people call LA home. 4 million stories. 4 million voices...sometimes you just have to stop and listen to one, to hear something beautiful. pic.twitter.com/VzlmA0c6jX— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) September 27, 2019
Ever since the post, the video has gone viral with people wanting to know the story behind their amazing gift of a woman. Now identified as Emily Zamourka, 52, she has had no formal vocal training or professional according to ABC Los Angeles station KABC.
"You know why I do it in the subway? Because it sounds so great," Zamourka told KABC.
Zamourka, a trained violinist and pianist, emigrated to the U.S. from Russia when she was 24.
She taught lessons before she started to suffer from serious health challenges, according to KABC and worked several jobs to live by.
"I am sleeping actually on the cardboard right now, in the parking lot," she said. "I am sleeping where I can sleep ... I have people that feel sorry for me, but I don't want to be a burden to anybody."
The singer added, "I will be so grateful to anyone who is trying to help me to get off the streets, and to have my own place, to have my instrument."