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Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth Jean Collen

Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth

Jean Collen

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ISBN : 9781411699489
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176 pages
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Jean Collen began her singing studies with the famous British duettists Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, in Johannesburg, when she was 17. Two years later they asked her to act as Websters studio accompanist when Anne - who accompanied their studentsMoreJean Collen began her singing studies with the famous British duettists Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, in Johannesburg, when she was 17. Two years later they asked her to act as Websters studio accompanist when Anne - who accompanied their students - had other commitments. This was the beginning of a close friendship which lasted until their deaths.The book gives a summary of Anne and Websters rapid rise to fame, which is already well documented in their own autobiography entitled Duet (1951). The books main focus is on their lives and careers from 1956 in South Africa and their third career when they returned home to the UK in 1978.