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Kathleen Ferrier

Charles Rigby

Kathleen Ferrier

a biography.

by Charles Rigby

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ferrier, Kathleen, -- 1912-1953.

  • Edition Notes

    3

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.F35 R5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21079452M
    LC Control Number56-2687

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    Kathleen Ferrier - An Ordinary Diva Executive-Producer – David M. Jackson Film Director – Suzanne Phillips Producer – Valerie Croft Speech – Robert Lindsay: 1: Kathleen Ferrier: An Ordinary Diva: 2: Mrs Wilson: 3: Carlisle to Covent Garden in five years - a darn industrious diva: 4: Yours till hell freezes over: 4 5/5(1). Kathleen Gertrud Ferrier (born March 8, ) is a former Dutch politician of Surinamese descent and development aid worker. She served as a member of parliament of Netherlands representing the party Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl) from to Education: M.A. (Spanish language and .

    Book Description: Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer. Her name endures to this day, for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public - in concerts, on records and on the radio - despite a career which lasted barely ten years.   The story of Kathleen Ferrier’s life and untimely death at only 41 is well-known. Her extraordinary voice is regularly heard on the radio and on recordings that still sell in their thousands.


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Kathleen Ferrier by Charles Rigby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kathleen Ferrier's career as a contralto was built on solid, hard earned talent, and one could easily have imagined her singing into her late 50 s. Buy this book. See that real talent, real genius such as Ferrier's usually finds it's way through, and didn't need a Simon Cowell to 'discover' her!/5(5).

When Kathleen Ferrier died inat the age of forty-one, thousands mourned a woman they had never met; she had been their companion through difficult times and had smiled with them when life became easier.

Now, Kathleen Ferrier book hundred years after her birth, new generations are captivated by our Kath and her life-affirming spirit.

/5(22). Kathleen Ferrier was a vivacious woman who is best remembered for - and perhaps best celebrated for - her personality. A dedicated and vibrant student of music, she enjoyed immense global success before succumbing to breast This book came as part of my Bookishly subscription box, and it /5.

Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer. Her name endures to this day, for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public - in concerts, on records and on the radio - despite a /5. Kathleen Ferrier book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Kathleen Ferrier is nothing less than one of the greatest singers ever. This blessed alto is iconic and legendary. Ferrier was a pioneer in her repertoir, choosing material by baroque masters seldomly listened too and led the rediscovery of works by Handel, Bach, Gluck, and later Mahler and many more when the growing market and demand for operatic recordings were starting to spread/5(10).

Kathleen Ferrier is nothing less than one of the greatest singers ever. This blessed alto is iconic and legendary. Ferrier was a pioneer in her repertoir, choosing material by baroque masters seldomly listened too and led the rediscovery of works by Handel, Bach, Gluck, and later Mahler and many more when the growing market and demand for operatic recordings were starting to spread/5(38).

The book was written within a few years of her death by her sister and Kathleen Ferrier was portrayed as an almost perfect individual but that is understandable as it was obviously written with love, and in truth Kathleen was a strong, brave woman.5/5(5).

Issued to mark the centenary of Kathleen Ferrier s birth, this 3CD set brings together for the first time all the EMI recordings by this great contralto, including two previously unissued tracks.

In addition the booklet features three EMI publicity photos rarely seen since she first signed a contract with HMV/Colombia in /5(49). A memoir of the mourned Kathleen Ferrier will touch those who heard her in its tribute.

Critic Neville Cardus, composer Benjamin Britten, conductors Sir John Barbirolli and Dr. Bruno Walter, teacher Roy Henderson and accompanist Gerald Moore form a distinguished corps of eulogists. An account of the life of the celebrated English contralto Kathleen Ferrier, who died at the height of her fame.

She achieved an international reputation as a stage, concert and recording artist, with a repertoire extending from folksong and popular ballads to the classical works of Bach, Brahms, Mahler and Elgar. Get this from a library. Kathleen Ferrier, ; a memoir. [Neville Cardus].

Genre/Form: Discographies Discography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cardus, Neville, Sir, Kathleen Ferrier: a memoir. London, Hamilton []. Ferrier’s voice was a true contralto - quite a rarity – not a forced-down mezzo, and her style of singing was uniquely British.

The daughter of a school-teacher, Kathleen Ferrier left school at the age of 14 and became a telephone operator on the Blackburn exchange. The book gives details of all these works. Kathleen Ferrier's singing is still greatly loved by musicians and enthusiasts the world over and this book is the indispensible companion to every collection of her records.4/5(4).

Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Kathleen Ferrier - The World Of Kathleen Ferrier at Discogs. Complete your Kathleen Ferrier collection/5(9).

Letter extracts from the book: 'Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier' edited by Christopher Fifield. This unique recording is a piece of history,originally made available through the. Much of Winifred Ferrier's long life was devoted to her sister Kathleen Ferrier and, after the great contralto's death into her memory.

In she published The Life of Kathleen Ferrier. Genre/Form: Biographies Discographies Discography Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cardus, Neville, Kathleen Ferrier. New York, Putnam []. A good original vintage s autograph book page, clearly signed in ink & pencil by both Kathleen Ferrier and leading British lyric soprano singer Elsie Suddaby d Certification: From the autograph book of Kenneth Waller of Huddersfield containing many operatic and musical notables of the s.

Kathleen Ferrier (III Higher Walton, Lancashire - 8.X London, England) was an English contralto singer who achieved an international. Kathleen Ferrier--Contralto Bruno Walter--Conductor Wiener Philharmoniker   The contralto Kathleen Ferrier age 41 years died following a long illness against cancer.

Her death came as a terrible shock to her many admirers. Here is .