Jessye Norman - Jessye Norman: Edinburgh International Festival 1972 flac mp3
Jessye Norman: Edinburgh International Festival 1972.
Jessye Norman is an African American opera singer. Her rich soprano voice covers an uncommonly wide range, from classical to modern compositions. Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945, in Augusta, Georgia. Her father, Silas, was an insurance broker and her mother, Janie, was a schoolteacher. There were four other children in the family. Music was very important in the family, and all the children took piano lessons at a young age.
Jessye Norman, American soprano. National spokesperson Partnership for the Homeless, Lupus Foundation; board member Mississippi Foundation, National Music Foundation,, New York City, New York Botanical Garden, Paine College, Augusta, Georgia; Fellow American Academy Arts & Sciences; member Royal Academy Music (honorary), Alpha Kappa Alpha, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Sigma Alpha Iota, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Jessye Norman (born September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia) is a four-time Grammy Award-winning American opera singer. Norman is one of the most admired contemporary opera singers and recitalists, and is one of the highest paid performers in classical music.
Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer and recitalist. A dramatic soprano, Norman is associated in particular with the Wagnerian repertoire, and with the roles of Sieglinde, Ariadne, Alceste, and Leonore. Norman has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and is a Spingarn Medalist. Apart from receiving several honorary doctorates and other.
Jessye Norman was born in Augusta, Georgia. Her father Silas was an insurance salesman, her mother a schoolteacher. Jessye Norman’s parents placed an enormous importance on education. It was her first appearance at the memorial since the historic 1939 concert, arranged by Secretary Harold Ickes and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let Marian Anderson sing in their Constitution Hall.
The award-winning, critically acclaimed dramatic soprano, has wowed audiences and critics all over the world, especially in he performances of the music of Wagner, Richard Strauss and Mozart. Born on 15 September 1945, Norman was singing gospel songs in church from the age of four. Norman may actually have a rare voice type known as a Falcon, close to a mezzo soprano in tone, but a dramatic soprano in range.