Mortifee, Ann

MORTIFEE, Ann, singer, songwriter (b 30 Nov 1947, Zululand, S Africa). She began her musical career while studying English at UBC, performing as a folk and blues singer-guitarist in VANCOUVER clubs. Her association with the George RYGA play The Ecstasy of Rita Joe brought her to national attention. She co-composed its score in 1967, revised it for a ballet in 1971 and released the album in 1972. Mortifee has recorded 7 other albums on her Jabula Records label, written several scores for ballet,...

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