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Leontyne Price

Leontyne Price
Born: Feb 10, 1927 in Laurel, MS
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock
Biography: African American Soprano. Won a scholarship to Juilliard in 1949. In 1952 Ms. Price was chosen by Virgil Thomson for a Broadway revival of his Four Saints in Three Acts, and then starred as Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on a world tour. A concert career including first performances of works by Barber ...Read full biography
God Bless America
Released: 1982
Label: Red Seal
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Opera singer Leontyne Price lends her warm soprano to 12 patriotic songs on God Bless America. Charles Gerhardt conducts the National Philharmonic Orchestra, supporting Miss Price with bold and full orchestration. ...Read full review
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [Highlights 1983]
Released: 1983
Label: RCA Victor
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The Houston Grand Opera mounted a revival of George Gershwin's 1935 musical/opera Porgy and Bess in July 1976, and brought it to Broadway in September. In November, RCA Victor recorded a full-length cast ...Read full review
More Leontyne Price albums: Main Albums (7), Compilations (4)
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