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Hall, Adelaide (<i>died</i> 1993), singer

Scott Fredrickson and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 20 Oct ?1901; d London, 7 Nov 1993). British singer of American birth. Hall concealed and playfully modified her year of birth: it appears as 1904 in several sources, but on her birthday in 1991 she said that she was 90 years old; according to Wilding (1994), State Department records confirm this, giving 1901, but no firm documentation has been found. She began performing in shows and

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