1938-Moira_Anderson MOIRA ANDERSON
Born June 5, 1938
Moira Anderson is a Scottish singer. She attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, before getting her big break in the media after a successful audition at the BBC.

She landed her first job in the media, presenting the radio programme Can’t Help Singing where she sang with some prestigious names from the world of opera.

She subsequently hosted her own television show, the popular Moira Anderson Sings on BBC 1 in 1968. By 1970 she had signed up with the Decca Record Company and performed at the London Palladium.

In her early career Anderson made frequent appearances alongside fellow Scottish music stars, Kenneth McKellar and other Scottish stars.

In 2010, she sang two songs at the funeral of Sir Norman Wisdom.

Anderson lives in retirement in the Isle of Man.

20th Century Highlights

1960-67: The White Heather Club (1958-68)

1966-80: The Good Old Days (1953-83)

1969-79: Stars On Sunday

1969: “The Holy City” UK #43

1970: These Are My Songs UK #50

1981: Golden Memories (with Harry Secombe) UK #46