Women Tagged 'Singer'

Bell, Gelda née Leslie – Singer

Posted on November 12th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Edith Leslie, her mother, was a noted performer with Broughty Ferry Amateur Operatic Society and introduced Gelda to a range of music, from light opera to Wagner. Gelda won the 1954 Leng Gold Medallist in Dundee High School, studied art… read more

Keddie, Joan P. – Singer

Posted on November 14th, 2012 · Posted in Further Footsteps

Joan was best known under her surname ‘ Keddie’, although eight years before her death she married Captain James Taylor, M.C., of Edinburgh. Born and brought up in Newport where her singing soon attracted admiration, she was for a long… read more

Kerr, Mary Elizabeth Grainger – Singer and Pianist

Posted on November 14th, 2012 · Posted in Further Footsteps

Meg,’ as her friends knew her, was a musician and soloist with Dundee origins. Her father was a Scottish solicitor, her mother English, and the family lived in a big house in Nethergate. After a home/private education she settled in… read more

Robertson, Anne S.W. – Singer, Conductor

Posted on November 10th, 2012 · Posted in Further Footsteps

Anne inherited her love of literature from her father, chief Courier reporter and a tenor, and her music from her mother, a skilled pianist. She was their only surviving child. A Leng Gold Medallist in 1934, Anne was a fine… read more