Cora Nell was born on 3 January in 1953.She grew up in Springs. Her childhood years was very challenging. She grew up in a orphanage due to her father that passed away when she was a year old.
At the age of 17 she started to work as a receptionist at the South Afican Army. Cora always had a passion for music and singing, and she started to participate in Tallent competitions while working as a receptionist. While participating in a tallent competition she was noticed by a young record producer- Corrie Myburgh. Cora introduced herself to him and told him that she wants to record a album. The record producer advised her that she was not ready to record.
This did not stop Cora from recording her first single. In 1976 she recorded her first single- Hasta Manana (Song from Abba).
Cora lost contact with Corrie Myburgh, but they reunited in 1979, and after developing a friendship they got married in September of 1979.
Her Dubet Album “Lang