Pamela Anne Bowden (April 17 1925 - 8 April 2003) was an English contralto.
Bowden was born in born at Rochdale and was educated at Heywood Grammar School and the Royal Manchester College of Music. During World War Two she was a Wren. In 1954 she won the Geneva International Music Competition. She made over 750 professional performances, retiring in 1979. After this she taught at the London College of Music and was President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.
She married the racing driver Derrick Edwards in 1960. He died in 2000: they had two children.
^ Telegraph obituary,
^ "Life of a low lady : memoirs of a contralto" Bowden,P.E: Salhouse, Norfolk, W. Elkin, 2002 ISBN 0903413663,
^ News in Brief The Times (London, England), Friday, Oct 01, 1954; pg. 7; Issue 53051,
^ Historic Racing,
^ Opera World
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