Sunday, 15 March 2009

She Sang Like a Man: Ruby Helder

Sometimes people are born with a talent that is inexplicable, other times it can be explained through science and medicine. Here is the strange story of Ruby Helder, who became a star in Edwardian times because she sounded like a man. More than a little Victor, Victoria going on here - who knows, perhaps she was the inspiration!

From the article:
Ruby Helder was born in the UK in March 1890. As a young child she showed signs of a musical talent and her parents encouraged her to learn the piano and sing. She displayed a natural singing talent and had a deep tone.

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Written by Glynis Smy

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