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us: Russell, Anna

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Anna Claudia
  • Variants

    • us: Russell-Brown, Anna
    • us: Brown, Anna Russell-
    • us: Russell-Brown, Claudia Anna
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        London, England
    • Death Place

        Rosedale, N.S.W.
    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

    • Gender

    • Occupation

      • Earlier Established Forms

          Russell-Brown, AnnaRussell-Brown, Anna
      • Sources

        • found: Her I'm not making this up, you know, c1985: t.p. (Anna Russell; queen of musical parody) p. 11 (Anna Claudia Russell-Brown)
        • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Russell-Brown, Anna; usage: Anna Russell)
        • found: ASCAP, 4th ed. (Russell, Anna; b. Dec. 27, 1911, London, England; composer, author, singer)
        • found: New York times WWW site, Oct. 20, 2006 (Anna Russell; b. Claudia Anna Russell-Brown, Dec. 27, 1911, London, Ont., though she later said she had been born in London, England, where early reports suggest her family had moved six months after her birth; d. Wednesday [Oct. 18, 2006], Bateman's Bay, N.S.W., aged 94; prima donna of operatic parody who claimed to have begun her career as "leading soprano of the Ellis Island Opera Company," who said she learned to play the French horn from an article in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and who gave indelibly grating performances of a song she identified as Blotz's "Schlumpf" to demonstrate what it is like to sing with "no voice but great art")
        • found: Goodbye Anna Russell, viewed Oct. 23, 2006 (Anna Russell; d. Oct. 18, 2006, New South Wales)
        • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 21, 2012 (Anna Russell; née Anna Claudia Russell-Brown (27 December 1911-18 October 2006); English-Canadian singer and comedienne)
      • Change Notes

        • 1985-07-08: new
        • 2012-09-22: revised
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