Judith Durham Net Worth 2020, Bio, Education, Career, and Achievement
Judith Durham (Judith Mavis Cock) was born on 3rd July 1943 in Essendon, Victoria, Australia. She is an Australian singer and was the lead singer for the Australian popular folk music group ‘The Seekers’. On 1st July 2015, she was named Victorian of the Year for her services to music and a range of charities.
Judith Durham The Seekers in 1963.(Judith Mavis Cock; born 3 July 1943) is an Australian singer, songwriter and musician who became the lead singer of the Australian popular folk music group
The group subsequently became the first Australian pop music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States, and have sold over 50 million records worldwide.
Durham left the group in mid-1968 to pursue her solo career. In 1993, Durham began to make sporadic recordings and performances with The Seekers, though she remains primarily a solo performer. On 1 July 2015, she was named Victorian of the Year for her services to music and a range of charities.
In September 1968 Judith Durham first solo television special, ‘An Evening with Judith Durham’ screened on the Nine Network.In 1970 she made the television special, Meet Judith Durham, in London, ending with her rendition of “When You Come to the End of a Perfect Day” by Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862–1946).
In the 1970s Judith Durham returned to traditional jazz and recorded Judith Durham and The Hottest Band in Town and Judith Durham and The Hottest Band in Town Volume 2 and in 1978, The Hot Jazz Duo.
Durham performed at The Newport Jazz Festival in 1978, receiving a standing ovation in front of a crowd of 3,000. She then moved to Queensland and focused on her songwriting.
In 1994 Judith Durham released an album ‘Let Me Find Love’ which peaked at number 8 in Australia.In 1996, she released a covers album, ‘Mona Lisas’
Judith Durham gained the qualification of Associate in Music, Australia (AMusA), in classical piano at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium.
At the age of 18 she asked Nicholas Ribush, leader of the Melbourne University Jazz Band, at the Memphis Jazz Club in Malvern, whether she could sing with the band.
In 1963, she began performing at the same club with Frank Traynor’s Jazz Preachers, using her mother’s maiden name of Durham. In that year she also recorded her first EP, Judy Durham with Frank Traynor’s Jazz Preachers, for W&G Records.
Speaking of her net worth, this folk and Jazz singer is a legend in the music industry. She has not only received Order of Australia but also Centenary Medal.
Her net worth is speculated to be between $500,000-$2 Million. She owes most of this net worth to her successful career in music and television.
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