Sarah McLachlan McLachlan, McLachlan Sarah, McLauchlan, S McLachlan, S. McLachlan, S.McLachlanCanadian musician, singer and songwriter. Born: January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She founded Lilith Fair, a tour which showcased female musicians in the late 1990s. Known for the emotional sound of her ballads, some of her popular songs include "Building A Mystery", "Sweet Surrender", "Adia", "Angel", and "World On Fire". Her best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards and four Juno Awards.