Related Information for Dayna Manning Dayna Manning (born on April 27, 1978 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of folk and pop music often compared to Joni Mitchell.Raised in a musical home – her father was a music teacher – Manning took to the form at a young age. Set to self-produce her first album at the age of 16, she was discovered by Honeymoon Suite keyboardist Ray Coburn at a showcase at Lee's Palace in Toronto; after two live performances for EMI executives, the label signed Mannin.. read more