The February 22 1930 Toronto Globe contained two references to singers.

The first was for a concert at Massey Hall:


Cyrena van Gordon was the stage name of Cyrena Sue Pocock, a contralto who performed in Chicago and other major American cities from 1913 to at least 1935. She can be found on YouTube.

The second was a photograph of a soprano scheduled to perform on the Canadian National Railways All-Canada Symphony Hour:


A Google search for Marjorie Candee turned up nothing, and I couldn’t find her in the Toronto city directories or on YouTube. (The only Candee I could find in the Toronto city directory was Charles N. Candee, the president of the Gutta Percha and Rubber company, who unfortunately passed away around that time; he is in the 1933 directory, but his widow is listed in 1934.) Ms. Candee appears to be lost to history.

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