There is more than one artist named Amy Lee: 1. Amy Lee (Amy Lynn Lee Hartzler, born December 13, 1981 in Riverside, CA) is an American singer-songwriter and classically-trained pianist. She is the lead vocalist of Evanescence, the Grammy award-winning band she co-founded with guitarist Ben Moody in 1995. Born to John Lee and Sara Cargil, she has a brother named Robbie and two sisters, Carrie and Lori. She had a third sister, who died in 1987 from an unidentified illness.