Portia White

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Portia White (Photo: Yousuf Karsh, Library and Archives Canada/PA-192783).

In Portia White’s hometown of Truro, Nova Scotia there is a monument in her memory. Following her international career she settled in Toronto and taught voice until she died in 1968.  In 2007 she was posthumously awarded the Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award.


 

Credits:
Rise Up Shepherd – Portia White – Spiritual Trad. – Anateka AN27806
Narrator: Karen Robinson

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