A needlework sampler showing the alphabet and the name "Sarah Anne Knowles"
Knowles, born Jeanne Ingabire Buteru, is a Rwandan singer. Her stage name is taken from American R&B vocalist Beyoncé Knowles. Butera writes many of her own songs and is known as a strong entertainer famous for her dancing and beauty. Her songs touch on such themes as romantic relationships, societal issues and daily life.