Born in Lindsay in 1910, Patricia Blomfield Holt is a third generation Canadian, and great granddaughter of Col. Strickland (brother of Susan Moodie) an early settler from England.
She lived in Wingham Ontario where her musical influences consisted of 3 gramophone records and the Anglican Church choir. Although her parents were not musical, she was given piano lessons which terminated shortly after she moved to Toronto in 1923.
Two events changed the course of her life. Her ...
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