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Ada Moore

Ada Moore, 64, an actress and singer, died Jan. 6 in Brooklyn of cancer. She performed on Broadway, as well as in jazz and supper clubs.

After attending the U. of California, Los Angeles, Moore began her singing career in Los Angeles. She played Gladiola in “House Of Flowers,” the musical Truman Capote and Harold Arlen, in 1954. She sang in clubs such as the Village Vanguard in New York, the hungry in San Francisco and Mister Kelly’s in Chicago-

During the 1970s Moore published a newsletter called the American Negro Woman.

Survived by her husband, Paul J. Ash, executive v.p. of Sam Ash Music Corp.

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