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Bumbry, Grace, 1937-


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    • Brumbry, Grace, 1937-
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    • Birth Date

        19370104
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
        • Organization: (naf) Music Academy of the West
        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
        • Organization: (naf) Juilliard School of Music
        • Organization: (naf) Unesco
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Grace Bumbry Black Musical Heritage Ensemble (Organization)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        female
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    • no2009126024
    • no2009076087
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  • Sources

    • found: Wagner, R. Tannhäuser, R. Tannhäuser. Höhepunkte [SR] 1984, p1963:labels (Grace Bumbry)
    • found: LC manual cat.(Hdg.: Bumbry, Grace, 1937- )
    • found: New Grove dict. of opera(Bumbry, Grace (Melzia Ann); b. Jan. 4, 1937, St. Louis, MO; American mezzo-soprano and soprano)
    • found: Handel, G.F. Israel in Egypt, p1972:label (Grace Brumbry[sic])
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 2, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Bumbry, Grace; Grace Melzia Ann Bumbry; soprano and mezzo-soprano, concert singer; born 4 January 1937 in St Louis, Missouri, United States; transferred from Boston to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (1955); graduated from Music Academy of the West (1959); made her European debut at Wigmore Hall in London (1959); her Paris Opéra debut was in Verdi's Aida (1960); performed at Basel Opera , Metropolitan Opera, Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, La Scala, Covent Garden, Newark's Symphony Hall, and at a state dinner at the White House (1962); organized Grace Bumbry Black Musical Heritage Ensemble (1994); served as special adviser for UNESCO; conducted voice master classes at Juilliard School of Music in New York and Northwestern University; was artist-in-residence at the University of Michigan; member of Zeta Phi Beta Society; received Lawrence Tibbett Award)
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    • 1984-08-16: new
    • 2015-06-22: revised
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