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Kathleen Ferrier
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Born in Higher Walton, Lancashire
Born on 22nd of April 1912
Died on 8th of October 1953

Born 1912. Died 1953 - English contralto.

Won singing prize at a local music festival which encouraged her to study seriously. Became a professional singer at age of 25. First recital was a lunchtime concert at National Gallery. Appeared in Händel’s Messiah at Westminster Abbey in 1943. Took part in many British, continent and American concerts. Struggled against cancer during the last years of her life.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Ferrier A Wiki-take
http://www.cantabile-subito.de/Contraltos/Ferrier__Kathleen/haup Biography
http://www.ferrierawards.org.uk/ The Ferrier Awards

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