Thursday, 14 June 2012

Adele Anderson, Actress and singer

(born 14 June, 1952)

Olivier Award-nominated singer and actress, best known as a third of the cabaret group Fascinating Aida.

Anderson has appeared internationally in concerts, in theatrical plays, on the BBC Television television program Gemma Masters. In addition, sometimes with Dillie Keane, Anderson writes lyrics to most of Fascinating Aida's songs and has contributed to the songs of several hit musicals, including The Challenge (Shaw Theatre) and The Ten Commandments (The Place).

She was born as a male in Southampton, England, and changed her sex after graduating from university. She lived and worked as a woman for some time before speaking publicly about being transsexual[

Featured on the Independent on Sunday Pink List in 2006, and in 2011, as a "National Treasure"

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