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Maureen Forrester: Canada’s musical ambassador to the world

Maureen Forrester: Canada’s musical ambassador to the world

June 30, 2017
National

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, The CJN presents 40 profiles of some of the most prominent Jewish Canadians throughout our history.

"Born to a Scottish father and Irish mother in a working-class neighbourhood in Montreal, Maureen Forrester started her music career performing in church and radio choirs. She went on to become one of this country’s most prominent Jewish entertainers and, indeed, one of the most celebrated Canadian opera singers of all time..."

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