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(1873 – 1951)
Vesta Victoria (November 26, 1873 – April 7, 1951) was an English music hall singer and comedian. Although born in Leeds, Yorkshire, Vesta adopted a Cockney persona on stage. She began her career as a small child appearing with her father.
The painter Walter Sickert made a portrait of her performance Vesta Victoria at the Old Bedford, in about 1890.
Her solo career took off in 1892 when Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow became a hit. Vesta's comic laments… read more
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