Women / Persons ~ P23722

Mme Marie Selika Williams

Alternate Names:
  • Madam Selika
  • Marie Smith
  • Maria Selika Williams
Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1849 - 19 May 1937
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Performer, singer
Note: Pioneer opera singer. most probably known by her stage name, married Sampson Williams, who went by Signor Velosko. European tours; performed with Sissieretta Jones. "Queen of Stoccato." Performed for all-black audiences.
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