Real name: Anna Ottilie Patterson
Effective period / Period of releases: 1955 - 1993Northern Irish blues and jazz singer (born Comber, County Down, January 31, 1932, died June 20, 2011).
Patterson was trained as a classical pianist from age 11, but never received formal training as a singer. She was best known for her performances with the Chris Barber's Jazz Band in the late 1950s-early 1960s. In 1963 began to suffer throat problems, officially retiring from the band in 1973. During this period she recorded some non-jazz blues material. In 1969 issued a solo LP 3000 Years with Ottilie.