• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0900

Sobels, Stella

  • Occupation Singer


Stella Sobels spent her childhood at Largs Bay and Semaphore. She attended the Lothian House School before moving to North Adelaide and attending St Peter’s Girls School and the Conservatorium, where she had singing lessons from Winslow Hall and Clive Carey. Sobels became involved in local theatre and radio. She went to England with the Australian choir in 1933. During World War I Sobels joined the Red Cross. When her father became ill she looked after him until he died in 1940. Sobels then returned to the Red Cross and stayed until 1957. A member of several Musical Societies in Adelaide, Sobels joined the Lyceum Club in 1947 where she organized music programmes.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Stella Sobels [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Related entries

  • Membership
    • Lyceum Club Adelaide Incorporated (1922 - )