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Arroyo, Martina


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    • Birth Date

        19360202
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hunter College
        • Organization: (naf) New York Philharmonic
        • Organization: (naf) National Endowment for the Arts
        • Organization: (naf) Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: (naf) American Academy of Arts and Sciences
        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University
    • Birth Place

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

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Mozart, W. A. Don Giovanni [SR] p1968:label (Martina Arroyo) container (sings role of Donna Elvira)
    • found: Baker, 8th ed.(Arroyo, Martina; b. 2-2-1936, N.Y.; American soprano)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed November 21, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Arroyo, Martina; opera singer, college professor; born 02 February 1936 in New York, New York, United States; graduated from Hunter College with a major in romance languages and comparative literature (1954); took graduate courses at New York University; continued her musical studies in the Hunter College Workshop; became a caseworker for the New York City Welfare Department; had minor and major roles at the Metropolitan Opera (1959-1965); performed with the Vienna State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, Covent Garden, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Deutsche Oper Berlin, San Francisco Opera, Paris Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Diego Opera, Pretoria Opera in South Africa, Miami Opera, La Scala, and Canadian Opera Company; was soloist with the New York Philharmonic; did master classes at the Salzburg Mozarteum and the Music Academy of the West; six-term member of the National Endowment of the Arts and a member of the Carnegie Hall Board of Trustees; inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2002); London's Amici di Verdi awarded her the Verdi Medal (2004); maintained studios at Indiana University, where she was a distinguished professor of voice, and in New York, where she taught the study and preparation of operatic roles under the auspices of the Martina Arroyo Foundation)
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    • 1984-02-03: new
    • 2015-03-20: revised
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