Biography - A Short Wiki
Canadian opera singer who was named a person of national historic significance by the Government of Canada. She is remembered for recordings like First You Dream.
She was a teacher in the small town of Africville during the 30’s.
The Nova Scotia Talent Trust and Portia White Prize were both created in her honor.
She was the third of thirteen children born to her mother.
Her nephew is famed playwright George Elliott Clarke.
How did Portia White die?
Portia White's death was caused by Cancer.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||56 years|
|Birthday||June 24, 1911|
|Death date||February 13, 1968|
|Place of death||Toronto, Canada|
|Place of burial||N/A|