Grandma

Vida

My brother unearthed a news clipping showing notice of a performance by Vida in Glasgow in 1922

Vida La Court, Glasgow Pavilion

Unfortunately, no review. The single review I have mentions her deep contralto voice. My father has told me part of her repertoire was ‘Sister Suzie’s Sewing Shirts for Soldiers’.

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2 Responses to “Grandma”

  1. Your gran looks lovely Craig…very Celtic…could be a ‘Spanish’ Irish South West coast lady cheers Bernie

    • A Costine: you’ll be amused to hear Bernie, that she was born at 15, Ludwig Road, in Walton.

      Her branch of the family probably came from Dumfries or Kirkcudbrightshire but you never know with the Irish penchant for emigration. Her mother was one of the bloody Bells of Annan

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