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Emily Zamourka, 52, became a viral sensation after a police officer caught her singing at a subway station in Los Angeles in Koreatown

Mysterious viral LA metro singer is revealed as a classically trained musician who became homeless due to medical bills and got her $ 10,000 violin stolen in the street

  • Emily Zamourka, 52, was captured by an agent who signed in a subway in Los Angeles
  • Viral singer, originally from Russia, was forced to busk to pay for medical debts
  • The musician became homeless after her violin was stolen while playing
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A mysterious metro singer who surprised passengers with her performance was revealed as a classically trained musician who was made homeless after her $ 10,000 violin was stolen.

Emily Zamourka, 52, became a viral sensation after a police officer caught her singing at a subway station in Koreatown, Los Angeles.

The clip shows the singer of the homeless soprano holding bags of her belongings, while giving the agent a serenade with a breathtaking opera song.

Emily Zamourka, 52, became a viral sensation after a police officer caught her singing at a subway station in Los Angeles in Koreatown

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Emily Zamourka, 52, became a viral sensation after a police officer caught her singing at a subway station in Los Angeles in Koreatown

The talented musician, who moved from Russia to the US 24 years ago, ended up on the street after she had serious health problems and had to pay for her medical bills.

Mrs. Zamourka, who taught piano and violin, was forced to take on numerous jobs as she walked around the street to make ends meet.

But things deteriorated when her expensive violin was stolen three years ago when she performed in the streets of downtown LA.

& # 39; It was my income, & # 39; she said NBCLA. & # 39; It was my everything to me.

The talented musician, who moved from Russia to the US 24 years ago, ended up on the street after she had serious health problems and had to pay for her medical bills

The talented musician, who moved from Russia to the US 24 years ago, ended up on the street after she had serious health problems and had to pay for her medical bills

The talented musician, who moved from Russia to the US 24 years ago, ended up on the street after she had serious health problems and had to pay for her medical bills

The clip shows the singer of the homeless soprano holding bags of her belongings, while giving the agent a serenade with a breathtaking opera song
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The clip shows the singer of the homeless soprano holding bags of her belongings, while giving the agent a serenade with a breathtaking opera song

The clip shows the singer of the homeless soprano holding bags of her belongings, while giving the agent a serenade with a breathtaking opera song

Mrs. Zamourka, who taught piano and violin, was forced to take on numerous jobs while walking around the streets to make ends meet

Mrs. Zamourka, who taught piano and violin, was forced to take on numerous jobs while walking around the streets to make ends meet

Mrs. Zamourka, who taught piano and violin, was forced to take on numerous jobs while walking around the streets to make ends meet

& # 39; Then I became homeless. "When I couldn't pay my bills and couldn't pay my rent," she said.

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The occasional musician – who is not classically trained in singing – has been homeless since then, but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39 ;.

& # 39; I'm actually sleeping on the cardboard, in the parking lot, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I sleep where I can sleep … I have people who feel sorry for me, but I don't want to be a burden to anyone. & # 39;

The occasional musician - who is not classically trained in singing - has been homeless since then but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39;

The occasional musician - who is not classically trained in singing - has been homeless since then but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39;

The occasional musician - who is not classically trained in singing - has been homeless since then but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39;

The occasional musician - who is not classically trained in singing - has been homeless since then but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39;

The occasional musician – who is not classically trained in singing – has been homeless since then but sings in the metro because & # 39; it sounds so great & # 39;

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The woman did not know that her singing had become a viral hit until her friends called her, reports.

Now she hopes that attention will help to finally get her off the street and play the violin with a roof over her head.

& # 39; I will be so grateful to anyone trying to help me take to the streets and have my own place, have my instrument, & # 39; she said.

Now she hopes that attention will help to finally get her off the street and play the violin with a roof over her head

Now she hopes that attention will help to finally get her off the street and play the violin with a roof over her head

Now she hopes that attention will help to finally get her off the street and play the violin with a roof over her head

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