Today (January 11), Google Doodle is a picture of 117 years of the birth of Evelyn Dove, the first black female singer on the BBC.
Evelyn Dove was born in London on January 11, 1902 and displayed artistic talent since childhood.
Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of Evelyn Dove.
Pursuing her dream, Dove studied piano, studied vocal and speech art at the Royal Academy of Music.
However, after graduation Evelyn Dove realized that the classical music scene at the time did not welcome a mixed race female singer, although her voice was excellent.
However, racism has not stopped Dove from coming to art. She worked hard at her skills in variety shows and jazz shows in London and was a member of the Southern Symphony Orchestra.
She made her first hit with jazz drama "Chocolate Kiddies" during a European tour.
Since then, Dove's career has continued to grow. Her reputation spread with tours around the world.
Evelyn Dove has contributed to eliminating discrimination against people of color.
But the climax of Evelyn Dove's career began in 1939 when she joined folk music singer Edric Connor on BBC Radio's Serenade in Sepia.
This program was so popular that it lasted for a decade before becoming a TV show. During that time, she also appeared as a singer in many other popular radio shows like Caribbean Carnival, Mississippi Nights and Calling the West Indies.
After being successful on the BBC, she went to India, Paris and Spain to raise her voice. Evelyn Dove has contributed to eliminating discrimination against people of color.
In 1987, she died of pneumonia at age 84.
Because of her outstanding efforts to overcome prejudice and racism, Evelyn Dove has been celebrated by Google Doodle for 117 years of birth to praise her.