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Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler & Webster Booth By Jean Collen
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Jean Collen began her singing studies with the famous British duettists Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, in Johannesburg, when she was 17. Two years later they asked her to act as Webster's studio... More > accompanist when Anne - who accompanied their students - had other commitments. This was the beginning of a close friendship which lasted until their deaths. The book gives a summary of Anne and Webster's rapid rise to fame, which is already well documented in their own autobiography entitled "Duet" (1951). The book's main focus is on their lives and careers from 1956 in South Africa and their "third" career when they returned home to the UK in 1978.< Less
Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth By Jean Collen
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Jean Collen began her singing studies with the famous British duettists Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, in Johannesburg, when she was 17. Two years later they asked her to act as Webster's studio... More > accompanist when Anne - who accompanied their students - had other commitments. This was the beginning of a close friendship which lasted until their deaths. The book summarises of Anne and Webster's rapid rise to fame, which is already well documented in their own autobiography entitled "Duet" (1951). The book's main focus is on their lives and careers from 1956 in South Africa, their friendship with Jean, and their "third" career after they returned home to the UK in 1978.< Less
Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth By Jean Collen
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Jean Collen began her singing studies with the famous British duettists Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth, in Johannesburg, when she was 17. Two years later they asked her to act as Webster's studio... More > accompanist when Anne - who accompanied their students - had other commitments. This was the beginning of a close friendship which lasted until their deaths. The book gives a summary of Anne and Webster's rapid rise to fame, which is already well documented in their own autobiography entitled "Duet" (1951). The book's main focus is on their lives and careers from 1956 in South Africa and their "third" career when they returned home to the UK in 1978.< Less
Preview of "Duet" By Jean Collen
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A preview of "Duet", the autobiography of famous British duettists, Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler was first published by Stanley Paul in 1951. I have digitised the book and have published... More > it here (without index, but with the original illustrations). I am very grateful to John Marwood for meticulously proofreading the book for me. Webster and Anne have told the exciting story of their lives and careers - a must-read for everyone who remembers them or who have just discovered them recently.< Less
A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler. Early Days (Volume One) By Jean Collen
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A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler was originally published in one volume but because of the additional material I have discovered the work extends to... More > four volumes: Volume 1: Early days (1920s – 1939) Volume 2:Years at the top in the UK (1940 – 1956) Volume 3 South Africa (1956 – 1977) Volume 4: Back in the UK (1978 – 2003) and additional information. The work includes articles, criticisms, cuttings, and extracts from the online archives of The Times, The Scotsman and The Stage, and other newspapers. In Volume 2 I have included material from New Zealand and Australian newspapers and in Volume 3 there is material from South African newspapers. Occasionally I have supplemented this material with my own notes. All my own writing is italicised. This book contains information about the early days of their careers. I hope to publish the next three volumes in due course.< Less
A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler. Early Days (Volume One) By Jean Collen
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A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler was originally published in one volume. Because I have discovered so much more information since the book was first... More > published the work now extends to four volumes: Volume 1: Early days (1920s – 1939) Volume 2:Years at the top in the UK (1940 – 1956) Volume 3 South Africa (1956 – 1977) Volume 4: Back in the UK (1978 – 2003) and additional information. The work includes articles, criticisms, cuttings, and extracts from the online archives of The Times, The Scotsman and The Stage, and other newspapers. In Volume 2 I have included material from New Zealand and Australian newspapers and in Volume 3 there is material from South African newspapers. Occasionally I have supplemented this material with my own notes. All my own writing is italicised. I hope to publish further volumes of the work in due course.< Less
Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler: Excerpts from "Gramophone" & Discography By Jean Collen
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The third edition of this book has been revised. It is made up of articles and reviews about the recordings made by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler (1929 to the present). The discography section has... More > been completely revised and updated and includes an almost complete discography of their solo and duet recordings and some of their surviving radio broadcasts.< Less
A Scattered Garland; Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler By Jean Collen
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Volume 4 covers the last period of the lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler. They returned to the UK in 1978 and were welcomed by fans who remembered them from the forties and fifties when they... More > had been at the top of the tree. Anne called this period of their lives, "the third career". I have written extensively about the life of Paddy Prior, Webster’s second wife. She was a very talented performer in her own right. Her divorce from Webster was soon forgotten and he and Anne had great success while her own career remained static. There are also other related articles in this final volume.< Less
A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler. Back in the UK (1978 - 2003) Volume Four By Jean Collen
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Volume 4 covers the last period of the lives of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler. They returned to the UK in 1978 and were welcomed by fans who remembered them from the forties and fifties when they... More > had been at the top of the tree. I have written extensively about the life of Paddy Prior, Webster’s second wife. She was a very talented performer in her own right. Her divorce from Webster was soon forgotten and he and Anne had great success while her own career remained static.< Less
A Scattered Garland: Gleanings from the Lives of Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler. South Africa (1956 - 1977) Volume Three By Jean Collen
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When I was 17 years old I began my singing studies with Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth in their studio on the eighth floor of Polliacks Building in Pritchard Street, central Johannesburg, where they... More > taught Singing and Stagecraft. A few years later I became Webster’s studio accompanist when Anne (who was accompanist as well as teacher) had other commitments. I studied with them for five years and did my Associate and Licentiate singing diplomas under their guidance. Despite several years when Anne and I were estranged, we remained friends until Webster’s death in 1984 and Anne’s in 2003. I published the story of my relationship with Anne and Webster in April 2006 in a book entitled Sweethearts of Song: A Personal Memoir of Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth. Because Volume 3 concerns my direct relationship with the Booths I have mentioned events briefly if I consider them to be relevant.< Less

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