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Nora Hill Nora Hill i(A46586 works by)
Born: Established: 1899
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Ireland,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1924
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BiographyHistory

Nora Hill was an Irish opera singer who came to Australia in 1924. She married Sydney newspaperman George Warnecke (1894-1981) (qv) who founded The Australian Women's Weekly. She continued her career in opera and broadcasting, and wrote poetry, much of which expressed her love of Ireland and her homesickness for her native land.

With her husband she spent several years in America, and in 1957 they finally settled in Ireland, where she published her poetry.

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Notes

  • Not to be confused with U. S. writer Nora Waln (Mrs G. E. Hill) 1894-1964, author of The House of Exile, The Apporoaching Storm/Reaching for the Stars.
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