Miriam Spiteri (10 December 1958 - 14 July 2011) was a Maltese rock singer, who was most active in the 1980s.
Childhood and Teenage Years
She was born in Għaxaq and as a child, she took part in Zecchino D'Oro.
When Miriam was in her teens she and her twin brother Ray had a band that played at weddings an in some local pubs.
The Rock Years
Later that year she became the lead singer with the metal band Overdose and became one of the most sought after rock performers in the Maltese islands during this time. By 1984 she left Overdose and had a break from singing to focus on her children Michael (born 14 March 1984) and daughter Stephanie (born 1985).
Between having the children, in 1984, she fell from a height of four-stories and broke her spine.