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What a Lulu!

Sep 05, 2011 | Discuss

What a Lulu!

Thanks to Alice Springs historian Josie Petrick for forwarding this story exploring the fascinating link between singers Siobahn Stagg, soon to visit Alice Springs, and one of Alice Springs’ first talent exports, Lulu Benstead. Lulu is believed to be the first white child to be born in in Alice Springs, on 5 February 1891. With a voice of ʻangelic purity and beauty’ (The Age, 2010), Siobhan Stagg is one of Australia’s brightest vocal talents. This month, history comes full circle whe...Read more