Related Information for Cris Gunther Gunther’s story begins in the heart of the American Appalachian Mountains, in the small, coal-mining town of Beckley, West Virginia. Born on the cusp of Cancer-Leo, into a family of Native American and European descendants, Cris first started singing in a Pentecostal Church Choir, and winning local talent competitions at the tender age of nine. Growing up in a musical family, Gunther was first introduced as a young child to the rhythmic world of 70’s, 80.. read more