The Google Doodle for Friday, June 17, 2022, celebrates the life and career of Amanda Aldridge

described by the company as an inspirational figure who showed “musical prowess at a young age”, “across music genres”. attracted international attention for its fusion.”

Amanda Aldridge was a black British composer, teacher and opera singer.

She released love music, dozens of instrumental tracks, samba and over 30 songs under the pseudonym Montague Ring.

The leading musical artist was the daughter of African-American actor and playwright Ira Frederick Aldridge

considered one of the first black American tragedies – and his Swedish wife, Amanda von Brandt.

As a singer, she pursued a career at the Royal Conservatory of Music in London, where she studied under noted Swedish soprano Jenny Lind.