Mary Schneider

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Mary Schneider
Born (1932-10-25) 25 October 1932 (age 84)
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Origin Australia
Genres Country/ Yodelling
Occupation(s) singer/performer
Associated acts Rita Schneider, Melinda Schneider

Mary Schneider AM, (born 25 October 1932 in Rockhampton, Queensland) is an Australian singer, songwriter and performer, who is a master at the classic Swiss Alpine style, she is best known for yodelling the works of various standards by many a classic composer. Her repertoire has covered everything from yodelling of classical music pieces to marches and European folk music tunes. Her daughter is the ARIA Award winning singer songwriter Melinda Schneider is also an Australian country music entertainer and performer. She mainly appears in club and pub venues around Australia, as well as overseas, but has also performed at many arena venues. She performed with her sister Rita Schneider, as part of The Schneider Sisters singing duo.

Television and Radio[edit]

She has appeared on the Don and Mike Show, The Howard Stern Show and National Public Radio[1] in the USA, Spicks and Specks and Enough Rope[2] on ABC TV and Eurotrash in the UK. Schneider was recognised in the Queens birthday honours in 2012.

Discography[edit]

  • Yodeling the Classics (Koch Crossover Music, Catalog #3-6650-2)
  • 2001: Yodeling the Classics II (Koch Crossover Music, Catalog #3-6660-2)
  • Ultimate Collection
  • "The magic of yodelling" (K-tel)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yodeling The Classics, (broadcast 10 November 1997), All Things Considered
  2. ^ Louise Nunn, (18 June 2009) Healing power of sweet music, The Advertiser

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