Leontyne Price, Time Magazine cover, Mar. 10, 1961

TIME Magazine Cover: Leontyne Price - Mar. 10, 1961

Leontyne Price, African-American soprano opera singer, on the cover of Time magazine, March

Soprano Leona Mitchell (born October 13, 1949) is best known for singing Bess in the first complete stereo recording of Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS (1975), which earned Mitchell a Grammy Award. After making her operatic debut as Micaela in Bizet's CARMEN with the San Francisco Opera, she reprised the role for her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1975. Mitchell has sung for four US presidents and numerous world dignitaries, including Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Prince Charles and Bishop Desmond…

Soprano Leona Mitchell (born October is best known for singing Bess in the first complete stereo recording of Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS which earned Mitchell a Grammy Award.

Martina Arroyo (born February 2, 1937) is an operatic soprano of Puerto Rican and African-American descent who had a major international opera career during the 1960s through the 1980s.

Martina Arroyo (born February is an operatic soprano of Puerto Rican and African-American descent who had a major international opera career during the through the

Leotyne Price received the D.Mus. from Howard University in 1962.

Mary Violet Leontyne Price is an American soprano. Born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi, she rose to international acclaim in the and and was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera.

Leontyne Price - The legendary American Soprano. Born and raised in the Deep South, she rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s, and was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera.

-WHM Spotlight: Leontyne Price -Operatic Soprano ) one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera « Reclaim Your Queendom

Mattiwilda Dobbs (b. 1925) is an American opera singer, one of the first African Americans to achieve international acclaim in the art form. After winning an international competition in Geneva, Switzerland, the Spelman graduate launched a career that took her across Europe. In 1953, she became the first African American women to sing at the famed La Scala opera house in Milan, Italy.

Mattiwilda Dobbs (b. is an American opera singer, one of the first African Americans to achieve international acclaim in the art form

American Bass Morris Robinson performs Sarastro in Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute)

American Bass Morris Robinson performs Sarastro in Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute)

Bass-baritone Lawrence Winters (1915 - 1965) began his career as Amonasro in the New York City Opera's production of AIDA in 1948, and performed with NYCO in many roles over the next seven years. Winters was also a principle baritone at the Royal Swedish Opera (1950), Hamburg State Opera (1952) and Deutsche Oper Berlin (1957), and sang Porgy opposite Camilla Williams's Bess in the first nearly-complete recording of PORGY AND BESS (1951).

Bass-baritone Lawrence Winters - : New York City Opera x 7 years. He was also a principle baritone at the Royal Swedish Opera Hamburg State Opera and Deutsche Oper Berlin

American opera singer Leontyne Price with husband, William Warfield singing a duet on a TV program in the 1960s

Leontyne Price - 1961

American opera singer Leontyne Price with husband, William Warfield singing a duet on a TV program in the

Leontyne Price Mademoiselle, March 1962 issue

Leontyne Price Mademoiselle, March 1962 issue

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