Giovana “Gigi” Kingsberry directing one of the many Orchestras.

By Vivian Shipe

KNOXVILLE, TN — Knoxville native Giovana Kingsberry quietly left this earth realm on September 29th.

A  vibrant, full of life, gifted multi- talented choir director, vocalist, and music teacher for over 42 years; Gigi, as she was affectionately known across Europe toured and sang back ground with Michael Jackson, Elton John and other many internationally known musicians.  

During her teaching years, she taught children in the US, Japan, China and Germany and and also directed orchestras in Europe and America.

At press time, arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.