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Indian-American Child Prodigy Releases Debut Holiday Album In 6 Languages

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18/12/2016 3:58 PM IST | Updated 18/12/2016 3:58 PM IST
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HOUSTON -- Indian American child prodigy Tiara Thankam Abraham has released her first album, a collection of nine world holiday songs, in six languages.

Tiara, 10, who entered college at the age of seven, is the younger sister of Tanishq Abraham, a contestant on the Lifetime reality show Child Genius.

The album titled 'Winter Nightingale', contains her renditions of some classic carols and holiday songs, sung in English, Spanish, Italian, German, Latin and French.

The Abrahams are second generation immigrants from Kerala, India. Their grandparents came to the United States when they were children.

Tiara is enrolled at the American River College in Sacramento, California the same school where her brother graduated in May 2015. Currently a junior, she has big plans after school. "When I grow up, I want to be a soprano opera classical singer," she said.

Both Abraham siblings are members of Mensa, the high-IQ society and both are among the youngest Americans in the group. On the test, Tanishq scored 99.9 percentile and Tiara scored 99.

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