Veteran singer-comedienne Elizabeth Ramsey dies at 83

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Singer and comedienne Elizabeth Ramsey, who was dubbed the country’s “Queen of Rock and Roll,” passed away during her sleep on Thursday, October 8. She was 83.

The sad news was confirmed by her daughter Jaya via a Facebook post.

Just last August, Elizabeth was rushed to the Philippine Heart Center because of hyperglycemia then she suffered a stroke after.

In her post, Jaya thanked those who have been praying for her mother.

Elizabeth got her biggest break in showbiz when she joined the singing contest of the noontime show “Student Canteen” when she was just a teenager.

After winning the contest, Elizabeth became a performer at the Manila Grand Opera House. She transferred to the Clover, where she worked with some of the country’s top comedians at the time like Aruray, Balot and Casmot.