TITLE

Horne, Marilyn

AUTHOR(S)
Henig, Stanley
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
St. James Opera Encyclopedia;2001, p376
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne is presented. The singer was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, on January 16, 1934, and married conductor Henry Lewis in 1960 and separated with in 1976. She studied with William Vennard at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and attended Lotte Lehmann's master classes. An overview of the characters she has played in various operas is offered.
ACCESSION #
39664002

 

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