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Campion, Mary Anne (c. 1687–1706), singer and dancer  

Anita McConnell

Campion, Mary Anne (c. 1687–1706), singer and dancer, was born of lowly parents, her father having possibly been a servant of William Cavendish, first duke of Devonshire. She displayed a precocious talent on the stage; aged eleven, she was a member of Christopher Rich's...

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García, Manuel Patricio Rodriguez (1805–1906), singer and singing teacher  

Frederick Corder

revised by David J. Golby

García, Manuel Patricio Rodriguez (1805–1906), singer and singing teacher, was born in Zafra, Spain, on 17 March 1805 into a prominent family of Spanish musicians. His father, Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez García (1775–1832), made a reputation as a singer, impresario, composer, and teacher of singing. His mother, ...

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Henderson, Roy Galbraith (1899–2000), singer and singing teacher  

J. B. Steane

Henderson, Roy Galbraith (1899–2000), singer and singing teacher, was born on 4 July 1899 at 12 Mansions House, Edinburgh, the son of Alexander Roy Henderson (1862–1950), Congregational minister, and his wife, Jane (or Jean) Boyd, née Galbraith (1867–1945). His father was soon afterwards appointed minister of ...

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Zavaroni, Lena Hilda (1963–1999), popular singer and entertainer  

John Van der Kiste

Zavaroni, Lena Hilda (1963–1999), popular singer and entertainer, was born on 4 November 1963 at the Rankin Memorial Hospital, Greenock, Renfrewshire, the first of two daughters of Victor Alfredo Zavaroni and his wife, Hilda Catherine, née Jordan (d. 1989), who owned a fish and chip shop in their home town, ...