- 13 April 1892
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
- 8 February 1976
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
In 1921 at Melbourne's Theatre Royal, Gladys Moncrieff performed the role of Teresa in Maid of the Mountains to great popular acclaim. After travelling through America and Europe for further training, she returned to Australia to play the title role in Rio Rita. Moncrieff made numerous popular recordings and sang on radio. She was featured on the Macquarie broadcasting network in the 'Gladys Moncrieff Show'.
Sources used to compile this entry: Burgis, Peter, 'Moncrieff, Gladys Lillian (1892-1976)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100536b.htm.