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ROGERS, Elva

Australian vocalist (contralto). Born Bendigo, VIC, Australia. Married John Bell (humourist). Mother of Graeme Bell (jazz musician).

Performing in oratorio and on the concert platform in Australia from 1898. Studied under Madame Weidermann at the Albert Street Conservatorium and toured with Melba.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 251.

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