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date: 17 October 2019

Collins, Josephine [José]locked



Collins, Josephine [José] (1887–1958), actress and singer, was born on 23 May 1887 in Whitechapel, London, the illegitimate daughter of Joseph Van den Berg, a professor of music, and Charlotte Louisa (Lottie) Collins (1865–1910), an actress, singer, and dancer. Lottie Collins was a flamboyantly successful music-hall artist who popularized the song ...

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