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List of fonds and Collections
RIDOUT, GODFREY, 1918-1984
Godfrey and Freda Ridout fonds. - 1927-1998. - 1.68 m of textual records. - 196 photographs. - 2 negatives. - 76 audio tape reels. - 16 audio discs. - 12 audio tape cassettes. - 1 watercolour.
Freda Ridout (b Antrobus) (1920-2005): Wife of Godfrey Ridout and soprano born in Coleman, Alberta, Freda Antrobus studied singing with the baritone George lambert at the Toronto Conservatory of Music, where, in 1942, she won a scholarship. The artist performed primarily in Toronto and on CBC broadcasts.
Scope and content
Immediate source of acquisition: acquired from Freda Ridout, widow of Godfrey Ridout, in several accessions between 1987 and 1999.
Finding aids: provisional description.