Australian music stars deceased in Stroke

Here are 3 famous musicians from Australia died in Stroke:

Ray Barrett

Ray Barrett (May 2, 1927 Brisbane-September 8, 2009 Gold Coast) also known as Raymond Charles Barrett, Ray or Raymond Charles "Ray" Barrett was an Australian actor, voice actor and singer.

Barrett started his career in the early 1950s as a radio announcer and drama performer. He then transitioned to television where he played lead roles in acclaimed TV shows such as "Spyforce" and "Barrier Reef". During his career, he also acted in films such as "The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith" and "The Earthling".

Barrett was renowned for his voice acting work and is best known for his iconic voice work featuring in popular TV shows such as "Thunderbirds" and "Stingray". He also lent his voice to the character of "John Tracy" in the popular TV show "Thunderbirds".

Barrett was a multi-talented artist and was proficient in playing piano and guitar. He recorded several albums including the popular single "The Best Things in Life Are Free". He was also awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 1996 for his services to the entertainment industry.

In addition to his impressive acting and voice acting career, Ray Barrett was also a skilled writer and producer. He co-wrote screenplays for several TV shows in the 1970s, including "Matlock Police" and "Division 4". He also executive produced the TV movie "Against the Wind" in 1978. Barrett was highly respected in the Australian entertainment industry and was known for his humble and down-to-earth personality. His work has contributed greatly to the rich history of Australian film and television.

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Lydia Yeamans Titus

Lydia Yeamans Titus (December 12, 1857 Sydney-December 30, 1929 Glendale) also known as Mrs. Titus, Lydia Titus or Lydia Yeamans was an Australian singer and actor.

She began her career as a vocalist in Sydney but later moved to San Francisco where she performed in various opera and theatre productions. She gained popularity for her portrayal of Alice in the opera "Alice in Wonderland" and as the lead actress in the play "Two Little Vagrants."

Titus also toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe, performing in operas such as "Lucia di Lammermoor" and "The Marriage of Figaro." Along with her singing and acting career, she was also an active member of several philanthropic organizations.

In 1892, Lydia Yeamans Titus married prominent Los Angeles businessman, Jonathan S. Titus, and settled in the Glendale area. She continued to perform occasionally, as well as hosting social events at the couple's estate.

Lydia Yeamans Titus was remembered not only for her talent as a performer but also for her generous nature and involvement in her community.

As a philanthropist, Lydia Yeamans Titus was involved in numerous charitable organizations, including the Women's Hospital of Los Angeles and the Friday Morning Club, which was a women's civic club devoted to education, community service, and charity. She was also an advocate for women's suffrage and was involved in campaigning for the right to vote for women. Lydia Yeamans Titus was widely recognized for her contribution to the arts, and in 1926, she was awarded the French Palmes Academiques decoration for her services to French art and culture. At the time of her death in 1929, she was eulogized as a "pioneer in the development of operatic singing in America" and a "beloved patron of the arts." Lydia Yeamans Titus continues to be remembered as a trailblazing artist and philanthropist whose legacy lives on in the Glendale community where she made her home.

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Tommy Tycho

Tommy Tycho (April 11, 1928 Budapest-April 4, 2013 Randwick) also known as Thomas Tycho, Tommy, Thomas Tycho AM MBE, The Maestro or Thomas (Tommy) Tycho AM MBE was an Australian conductor, film score composer, actor, composer, pianist and music arranger. He had one child, Vicki Tycho.

His albums: Armchair Melodies: 20 Operetta Favourites. Genres related to him: Film score.

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