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Anne Ziegler

Born: 1910 AD
Died: 2003 AD
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1910 – Born Irene Frances Eastwood in Sefton Park, Liverpool.

1915 – Attended Belvedere School for Girls, Liverpool

1926 – Studied singing with John Tobin and joined his ladies choir.

1933 – Gave a recital at the Wigmore Hall, London.

1934 – Changed her name to Anne Ziegler and made her London stage debut in the chorus of "By Appointment’.

1934 – Was selected to sing Marguerite in a colour film entitled "The Faust Fantasy". Playing opposite her was Webster Booth as Faust.

1937 – Appeared at the Center Theatre, New York in the musical "Virginia".

1938 – Married Webster Booth on 5 November.

1940 – Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler began appearing together on the Variety Theatre as duettists. They made many recordings together for HMV.

1941 – Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth sang in George Black’s musical revue "Gangway" at the London Palladium.

1943 –  Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth starred in a revival of Friml’s "The Vagabond King", first on tour, then at the Winter Garden Theatre London.

1944 – Guest artistes in the film "Demobbed".

1945 – Starred in the musical play "Sweet Yesterday" by Kenneth Leslie-Smith, first on tour, then at the Adelphi Theatre on the Strand, London. They were also guest singers in the film "Waltz Time".

1946 –  Starred in the film "The Laughing Lady".

1948 –  Went on an extensive concert tour of New Zealand and Australia.

1953/1954 – Appeared in Vivian Ellis’s musical play "And so to bed" on an extensive tour.

1955 – Went on a concert tour of the Cape Province, South Africa.

1956 – Emigrated to South Africa where they remained for 22 years, singing, directing musicals and teaching.

1978 – Returned to the UK, broadcasting and presenting "An evening with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth".

1984 – Webster Booth died on 21 June in Llandudno, North Wales.

2003 – Anne Ziegler died  on 13 October in Llandudno, North Wales.












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