Lilian Mary Frost
Lilian Mary Frost
Date of Birth 4 September 1870
Place of Residence 'Lillyville' 180 Upper George Street Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Did not marry
Childrens Names No children

Lilian Mary Frost was born in Launceston on 4 Sep 1870, the third child of John Frost (c.1837-1912), a draper, and his wife Amelia Annie Sage (1843-1933). Lillian was a well-known organist. She went to England at the age of 10 to study music for three years. When she was 15 she became the organist at Christ Church (Congregational) and Holy Trinity Church in Launceston. In 1891-92 she was the organist for the Exhibition Choir and also sang alto. She was the accompanist for the Orpheus Orchestral Society's inaugural concert in Jul 1892. For 54 years she was organist at the Pitt Street Congregational Church in Sydney. In 1912 and 1927 Lillian visited England and Europe giving recitals. She died in Launceston aged 83 on 22 Dec 1953 and was buried at Carr Villa in Section B1 No. 175. See The Examiner 25 Mar 2006, p.30.

Marion Sargent & Barbara Valentine Mar 2006