Jean Madeira

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    "Weiche, Wotan, weiche!"Jean Madeira
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    "Was willst du? Seht doch dort!"Jean Madeira
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    "Ich will nichts hören!"Jean Madeira
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    "Ich habe keine guten Nächte."Jean Madeira
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    "Weiche, Wotan, weiche!"Jean Madeira

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        Born Jean Browning in Central Illinois, this contralto established for herself a singular identity among singers of the deepest, darkest roles for female voice. Tall and strikingly attractive, she possessed both the physical and vocal allure for Carmen and created a riveting portrait of Klytemnestra, both addled and imperious. The later role, perhaps the one with which she was most closely identified, was captured on disc in both studio (with B+¦hm) and on-stage at Salzburg (wit... Read more

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