Beau Jarred- Tragedy Of Melanie Son

by Mela Thu Jan 25 2024 Updated On Fri Jan 26 2024
Beau Jarred- Tragedy Of Melanie Son

Beau Jarred is the son of Melanie, who was an American singer and songwriter. 

Beau is a versatile musician. He is a producer of his sister’s album and has collaborated with his mother on recordings and concerts. 

About Parents And Siblings

His mom is known as The First Lady of Woodstock for performing at the 1969 festival at 22.

She was married to his father, record producer Peter Schekeryk.

Parents of Beau Jarred.
Parents of Beau Jarred. Source: Pinterest

They first met in 1968 when Peter became her producer and manager, guiding her to fame with her memorable Woodstock performance

Their professional collaboration turned into a romantic relationship, leading to their marriage in 1979.

The couple had three children named Leilah, Jeordie, and Beau.  

Sadly, Peter passed away in 2010, leaving a deep emptiness in his family. 

Despite the loss, Melanie continued her musical journey and made Nashville home. 

In January 2024, she worked on her 32nd album before passing away. 

All three children followed in their parent's footsteps. All of them pursued music careers. 

At the age of 7 and 6, Leilah and Jeordie released a cover of There’s No One Quite Like Grandma, which reached No. 27 on the Canadian charts. 


Beau was born on September 11, 1981. He is 42 years old as of 2023. His birth sign is Virgo.

Net Worth

Beau's late mother's net worth is about $145 million. 

Death Of Beloved Mother

Melanie Safka was the American singer known as Melanie. She passed away at the age of 76.

Her children announced her death on social media, praising her as a talented and passionate woman. 

Melanie gained fame in the late 1960s with her folk-inspired music and broke through with the album Born to Be in 1968.

She succeeded in Europe and performed at the iconic Woodstock festival in 1969.

One of her famous hits was Lay Down, inspired by the Woodstock crowd lighting candles. 

Her 1970 album Candles in the Rain gained her wider attention. 

In 1971, she achieved her most significant success with the album Gather Me and its lead single, Brand New Key, which reached No.1 in the US and other countries. 

Her Brand New Key remained her last major hit.  

She continued to release albums and maintained a cult following, with famous musicians like Morrissey and Jarvis Cocker appreciating her work. 

Her most recent album was Ever Since You Never Heard of Me in 2010. 

Beau Jarred and his late mom, Melanie.
Beau Jarred and his late mom, Melanie. Source: Pinterest

Shared Her Early Experiences On The Talk Show

Melanie Safka had made a return to The Tonight Show. They talked about her album Stone Ground Words and focused on her song Let’s Be Together, where she expressed a desire for companionship and friendship. 

She is praised for being the number one female songwriter by Cashbox and Billboard, which surprised her considering she had a quiet year in her music career. 

She also talked about her early experiences on television, especially her first appearance on The Tonight Show in 1962.

She admits feeling scared without her guitar and wearing a blue dress, as suggested by her agents. 

The pressure of being on TV made her defensive, and it took her years to feel more comfortable. 

Despite her initial fears, she understands that some performers like Leonard Frye do well on talk shows. 

She expressed excitement about performing another song, mentioning the importance of being a natural and engaging speaker on such shows.

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