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 Marjorie Lawrence

Marjorie Lawrence

Birth
Deans Marsh, Surf Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia
Death 13 Jan 1979 (aged 71)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 10020 · View Source
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Opera Singer. Dramatic soprano. Australian Soprano best known for her Wagnerian interpretations. Her parents were William & Elizabeth Smith Lawrence. Marjorie made her debut at the 1935 Metropolitan Opera, she later taught school at the Illinois University and then privately in Hot Springs AR. In 1941 she married Dr. Thomas King in NYC. After she was strickened with polio,her singing schedule was drastically limited. In 1955 she wrote her autobiography "Interrupted Melody" which soon was turned into a movie.

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  • Added: 19 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10020
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie Lawrence (17 Feb 1907–13 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10020, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .