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Kathleen Ferrier

Person  Female  Born 22/4/1912  Died 8/10/1953

Categories: Music / songs

Contralto singer. Born Lancashire. Her brief marriage failed due to physical incompatibility. She learnt the piano and in a 1937 music festival she also competed in the singing contest for a bet. This led to a very successful career and international fame. Died University College Hospital of cancer which she had been fighting for over 2 years.

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Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier, 1912 - 1953, contralto, lived here. Greater London Council

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