Marie Lloyd

Marie Lloyd

Born: February 12, 1870

Died: October 7, 1922

Nationality: British

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Matilda Alice Victoria Wood was an English music hall singer, known as Marie Lloyd. Her ability to add lewdness to the most innocent of lyrics led to frequent clashes with the guardians of morality. Her performances articulated the disappointments of life, especially for working-class women.