Story: Howie, Fanny Rose

Fanny Rose Howie née Porter (right) with her sisters (from left) Belle, Minnie and Ada

Fanny Rose Howie with her sisters

Fanny Rose Howie, née Porter (right), and her three sisters – from left, Belle, Minnie and Ada – received their musical education at home. From these beginnings Fanny went on to become a world-class contralto under the stage name Te Rangi Pai.

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Tony Chadwick. 'Howie, Fanny Rose', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3h40/howie-fanny-rose (accessed 8 May 2021)