Leontyne Price

    Leontyne Price

    • Leontyne Price
    Leontyne Price

    Leontyne Price

    • Leontyne Price

    Leontyne Price

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    My Soul's Been Anchored in de LordLeontyne Price
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    The Church's One FoundationLeontyne Price
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    Puccini: Vissi d'arte [Tosca]Leontyne Price
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    Ave Maria: Arr. From Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846Leontyne Price
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    4. AlleluiaLeontyne Price

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        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 and Sauguet was interrupted by a television performance of Tosca. This success along with other operatic appearances set the course of her career. She achieved fame as one of th... Read more

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