Katherine Alice MercerBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5537 (Published 26 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5537
- Anna France
Born in Nantwich, Cheshire, and attending Howells School in Denbigh, Katherine Alice Mercer left school at 17 and spent a year in Germany, where, as a talented mezzosoprano, she spent her time learning piano, singing, and improving her German.
She returned earlier than planned, as Munich in 1938-39 was not the best place to be. She started an arts course at Edinburgh University …