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Norman, Jessye


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  • Variants

    • Norman, Jessey, 1945-2019
    • Norman, Jessue, 1945-2019
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1945-09-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2019-09-30
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
        • Organization: (naf) Deutsche Oper Berlin
        • Organization: (naf) Elton John AIDS Foundation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: National Music Foundation
    • Descriptor

        (lcgft) Americans
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Augusta (Ga.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Germany
    • Gender

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  • Sources

    • found: Mozart, J. C. W. A. Le nozze di Figaro. [Phonodisc] 1971
    • found: Brahms, J. Lieder [SR] c1980:label side 1 (Jessey Norman) label side 2 (Jessue Norman)
    • found: New Grove dict. of opera(Norman, Jessye; b. Sept. 15, 1945, Augusta, Ga.; American soprano)
    • found: Info. from 678 field, converted 2013-06-06(Soprano)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Norman, Jessye; opera singer, born 15 September 1945 in Augusta, Georgia; graduated from Howard University (1967); received a Master in Music degree (1968); had a brilliant career at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (1968); her American debut was at the Hollywood Bowl, LA (1972); received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2006); performed at Metropolitan Opera, New York City (1983); Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Baden Baden, Germany (2002); received four Grammy Awards, Grand Prix National du Disque, Gramophone Award, Edison Prize; title Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, (1984), Legion d'Honneur, France (1989); over 30 honorary doctoral university degrees; was the youngest recipient of Kennedy Center Honors award (1997) and an honorary United Nations ambassador (1990); served on board of directors of organizations, foundations, National Music Foundation, Elton John AIDS Foundation; amphitheater and plaza overlooking Savannah River in her hometown Augusta have been named after her)
    • found: New York Times, article dated 30 September 2019, viewed 30 September 2019(Jessye Norman; died Monday [30 September 2019] in New York)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.N736
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-01-07: new
    • 2019-10-02: revised
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