J.K. Rowling Just Posted A New Story About A Singing Sorceress From "Harry Potter"
It's time to meet Celestina Warbeck. H/T Today.
You probably don't remember Celestina Warbeck (there are throwaway references to her in three Harry Potter books), but she kinda looks like this.
Although we never lay eyes on Celestina during the whole seven volumes of the Potter books, I always imagined her to resemble Shirley Bassey in both looks and style.
Rowling says in the entry that the name Celestina came from a friend with whom she worked at Amnesty International.
Three devoted fans were involved in a nasty three-broom pile up over Liverpool while trying to reach the last night of her Flighty Aphrodite tour, and her tickets often appear on the black market at vastly inflated prices (one reason why Molly Weasley has never yet seen her favourite singer live).