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Alice Katherine Martineau (8 June 1972 – 6 March 2003) was an English pop singer and songwriter.Born and educated in London, Martineau graduated from King's College London with a first class honours degree in English. As a child, she played both the piano and the flute and subsequently developed a passion for songwriting and performing after taking singing lessons.Martineau was born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that causes chronic lung and digestive problems for sufferers. Due to her belief that her condition would prevent her from singing, Alice didn't pursue her musical ambitions until after taking singing lessons and learning that her constant coughing had actually strengthened her diaphragm. Despite her worsening h... read more