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Joan Hammond

AKA Joan Hilda Hood Hammond

Born: 24-May-1912
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: 26-Nov-1996
Location of death: Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bowral General Cemetery, Bowral, New South Wales

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian [1]
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Operatic soprano

[1] Sara Hardy, Dame Joan Hammond (2008), pp. 1-2.

Father: Samuel Hammond
Mother: Hilda Blandford
Brother: Noel
Brother: Len
Girlfriend: Lolita Marriott (together 40 years, d. 1993)

    Officer of the British Empire 1953
    Commander of the British Empire 1963
    Dame of the British Empire 1974
    Heart Attack 1965

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