Elena Tonra

Elena Tonra

Name Elena Tonra
Profession Folk Singer
Date of Birth 1990-01-15
Place of Birth England
Death Date
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Elena Tonra

Famous as the founder and frontwoman of the British indie folk group Daughter, she recorded a UK top twenty album titled If You Leave, as well as singles such as “Youth,” “Smother,” and “Human.”

Early Life of Elena Tonra

She began her career by performing acoustic gigs at several London venues and went on to study songwriting at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance.


Her single “Youth” was featured in episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and Mistresses.

Family Life

Born in London to a family of both Irish and Italian heritage, she grew up with an older brother named Kieran. She had a romantic relationship with her Daughter bandmate Igor Haefeli.

Associated With

She was inspired to pursue a career in music after listening to Jeff Buckley’s Grace album.