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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 July 1943Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birth NameJudy Cock

Mini Bio (1)

Judith Durham was born on July 3, 1943 in Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Judy Cock. She was previously married to Ronald Edgeworth.

Spouse (1)

Ronald Edgeworth (21 November 1969 - 10 December 1994) (his death)

Trivia (7)

One member of the singing group, The Seekers, Judith Durham's is the main voice heard on the theme song for the film Georgy Girl (1966). The record was a hit and peaked at "Number 1" in the United States pop charts.
She was the lead singer with the Australian pop group, The Seekers.
She was the main singer heard when The Seekers performed their hit song, "The Carnival is Over," during the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony.
She took her mother's maiden name as her stage surname.
She was married for 25 years to British pianist, composer and former member of the The John Barry Seven pop group, Ronald Edgeworth, until his untimely death from Motor Neurone Disease.
Graham Simpson's biography of her (Colours of My Life) is named after the song that she and David Reilly wrote when she was with The Seekers in the mid-1960s.
Sister-in-law of Patrick Edgeworth.

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