BirthdayFebruary 12, 1872

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Louie Pounds

    Full name: Louie Pounds
    Also known as: Louie Pounds, Pounds, Louie
    Professions: British opera singer and actress

  2. Louie Pounds Death information

    Died: Sunday, 6th of September, 1970 (Age: 98)

  3. Louie Pounds Biography

    Louisa Emma Amelia "Louie" Pounds (12 February 1872 – 6 September 1970) was an English singer and actress, known for her performances in musical comedies and in mezzo-soprano roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company.Originally intended for a secretarial career, Pounds joined the chorus of a George Edwardes show in 1890 and quickly achieved advancement to leading roles in burlesque and musical comedy. In 1899, she joined the D'Oyly Carte company, where she created several roles. She was the youngest of five siblings who appeared with D'Oyly Carte. Her older brother Courtice was a principal tenor with the company in the 1880s and '90s, and her three sisters, Lily, Nancy and Rosy, also appeared with the company. After four years with D'Oyly Carte, Pounds resumed her career in musical comedies and non-musical plays, later switching from juvenile to character parts. Her career continued into the 1930s.

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