Plaque

Elisabeth Welch

Erection date: 27/2/2012

Inscription

Elisabeth Welch, 1904 - 2003, singer, lived here in flat 1.
English Heritage

Plaque unveiled by author Bonnie Greer.

Site: Elisabeth Welch (1 memorial)

SW3, Ovington Gardens, Ovington Court

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Elisabeth Welch

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Elisabeth Welch

Singer and actor. Born Elisabeth Margaret Welsh at West 61st Street, New York...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Elisabeth Welch

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Bonnie Greer

Playwright and novelist. Born in Chicago. She visited Britain as part of a pr...

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