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Nighbirde’s Family Continues Legacy of Ohio Singer With Release on Good Friday “Brave”


OHIO – One of Ohio’s own that stole the hearts of the US when she bravely appeared on, “Americas got Talent” and revealed that she was actively fighting cancer.

Ohio singer Marczewski had to withdraw from the NBC competition show midway through the 16th season in August, revealing that her health had “taken a turn for the worse” since her audition.

The audition that captivated audiences and won her the golden buzzer was a self-written song, “I’m Ok.” that defined her fight with cancer.

In her obituary, the singer’s family wrote that Jane Kristen Marczewski, age 31, also known as Nightbirde was always heavy in Christian faith.

Before she became Nightbirde, she dedicated her high school years volunteering with the youth ministry at Cornerstone Church in Licking County OH. She also spent many nights and weekends leading worship at Christian events throughout Ohio. It was during this time that she cultivated her love for music and ministry.

During college, she continued her love for music by becoming a prolific songwriter and performer. When she was not writing or singing, she shared Jesus with the unparented youngsters in her neighborhood while providing them snacks after school.

When she resided in Nashville TN, she was involved at The Belonging Church leading worship and participating as a youth camp counselor. She also enjoyed sharing Christ with the women at the Davidson County Jail. Many now know the Lord because of her evangelism and commitment to Christ.

Her lasting legacy will be the gift of hope she communicated through her music and the strength she found in Jesus. One of those gifts the world will receive today months after her passing as her family released a new work entitled, “Brave” live on Twitter you can watch it below