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WARD, Genevieve (1837-1922)

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American actress & operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Lucy Geneviève Teresa Ward; aka Countess de Guerbel. Born 27 March 1837, New York City, NY, USA. Daughter of Colonel Samuel Ward. Died 18 August 1922, Hampstead, London, England.

Opera singer turned dramatic actress based in England from 1870s. Visited Australia in 1884 as part of a world tour. First actress to be awarded a DBE, which she received in 1921.

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