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date: 07 December 2019

Licette, Miriamlocked

(1885–1969)
  • Roger Neill

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Licette, Miriam (1885–1969), singer, was born Miriam Lycett at 21 High Street, Over, Cheshire, on 9 September 1885, the daughter of Walter Cope Lycett (1862–1949), a captain in the mercantile marine, and his wife, Lucy, née Wilson (1860–1937). There has been much disinformation regarding the life of this fine English soprano, starting with an incorrect date of birth—out generally by seven years—and she is often said to have been born in ...

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