Portia White

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Birthday
24, 1911
Birthplace
Truro, Canada
Death Date
Feb 13, 1968 (56)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1911
Birthplace
Truro, Canada
Death Date
Feb 13, 1968 (56)

About

Canadian opera singer who was named a person of national historic significance by the Government of Canada. She is remembered for recordings like First You Dream.

Before Fame

She was a teacher in the small town of Africville during the 30's.

Trivia

The Nova Scotia Talent Trust and Portia White Prize were both created in her honor.

Family Life

She was the third of thirteen children born to her mother.

Associated With

Her nephew is famed playwright George Elliott Clarke.