Diana Krall is a jazz pianist and singer, known for her contralto vocals.
Diana was born and raised in Nanaimo. She started performing professionally at the age of fifteen.
Since then, she has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide, won three Grammy Awards, and won eight Juno Awards.
In the year 2000, she received the Order of British Columbia for being a good-will ambassador for British Columbia. Krall often acknowledges her hometown and is known as an outstanding citizen.
Diana Krall Plaza, named after Diana, is a public open space consisting of access to the Nanaimo Public Library and is the home of the live site screen.