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Name: KEARTON, Ada Cherry

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Nee: Forrest, later Mrs Hawes

Birth Date: 17 July 1877 Congella, Natal, SA

Death Date: 19 Jan 1966 Sutton, Surrey

First Date: 1920

Profession: Born and brought up in S. Africa she trained as a singer in England at the Royal Academy and sang under the name 'Miss Ada Forrest'

Married: 1. In Natal, S Africa 16 Apr 1901 William Allen Hawes (1860-1914); 2. In London 1923 Cherry Kearton (1871-1940)

Author: On Safari, 1966; Under African Skies, 1941

Book Reference: Ada, Wikipedia

School: Royal Acad of Music

General Information:

Numerous recitals in the Proms and other concerts

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