Leontyne Price, Herbert Von Karajan

Leontyne Price, Herbert Von Karajan

Top Songs

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Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)
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Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)

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Biography

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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