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Albani [married name Gye], Dame Emma [née Marie Louise Cécile Emma Lajeunesse] (1847–1930), singer, was born on 1 November 1847 at Chambly, Quebec, Canada, one of three surviving children of Joseph Lajeunesse, organist, and his wife, Mélina Mignault (d. 1856)...

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Allan, (Maria Caterina) Rosalbina Caradori- [Carradori-] (1800–1865), singer, was born in Milan. Her father, Baron de Munck, was an Alsatian and a colonel in the French army. Her mother, whose maiden name, Carradori, she adopted (and always so spelt in Italy), came from ...

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Howard, Ann [real name Ann Pauline Giles, née Swadling] (1934–2014), singer, was born on 22 July 1934 at 90 Knollys Road, Streatham, London, the only child of William Alfred Swadling (1903–1985), electrical engineer, and his wife (Gladys) Winifred, née Howell...