Silva, Mac

Successful Aboriginal singer and musician whose band Black Lace (formerly Silver Linings) had a huge following in New South Wales. When he died in 1989, he was the first Aboriginal person to have a funeral service at St Mary’s Cathedral.

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Born
Kempsey, NSW
1947
Arrived Sydney
1965
Died
Sydney
Apr 1989
Name
Birth
Silva, Malcolm
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