Kata, Elizabeth Colina

Author and scriptwriter who experienced hardship and discrimination after her marriage to a Japanese pianist.

Milestone
Born
Sydney
09 Oct 1912
Departed Sydney
1937
Arrived Sydney
1947
Died
Sydney
04 Sep 1998
Name
Birth
McDonald, Elizabeth 'Betty' Colina
Occupation
Position
1961
Relationship
Spouse

Kata, Elizabeth

,
2012

Kata experienced internment in Japan, and discrimination after her return to Australia, after she married a Japanese musician just before World War II. Returning to Sydney, she became a successful novelist and scriptwriter.