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Janet Seidel

Australian jazz vocalist and pianist
Seidel in April 2010

Janet Seidel (28 May 1955 – 8 August 2017) was an Australian singer, pianist and educator. She was born in Cummins, South Australia.

Her albums, recorded with her brother bassist David Seidel,[1] have been nominated for prizes such as the ARIA Music Awards.[2] Her album Moon of Manakoora won the Bell Award for Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album in 2006.[3] She was a music teacher at Sydney Girls High School.[4]

Seidel died on 8 August 2017 from ovarian cancer at her home in Sydney, New South Wales at the age of 62.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nathan, Dave (2001-05-01). "CD/LP Review: Comme Ci Comme". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2011-01-06.
  2. Nathan, Dave. "Janet Seidel: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-01-06.
  3. "The Australian Jazz Bell Awards 2006". Australian Jazz Bell Awards. Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  4. Nathan, Dave. "Don't Smoke in Bed: Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-01-06.
  5. Janet Seidel: The cabaret singer with the little-girl voice is gone