The Memoirs of Sylvia Olden Lee, Premier African-American Classical Voice Coach (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. No. 69)

The Memoirs of Sylvia Olden Lee, Premier African-American Classical Voice Coach (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. No. 69)

By: Sylvia Olden Lee (author), Elizabeth Nash (author)Hardback

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This is the autobiography of American's internationally renowned African-American classical voice coach for concert, oratorio, and opera, as well as a distinguished arranger and interpretative authority on Negro spirituals. Mrs. Lee has been a pioneer in te musical fireld as the first African-American hired onto the staffs of the metropolitan Opera and the Curtis Institute of Music. She worked with world-acclaimed singers Elisabeth Schumann, Paul Robeson, Dorothy Maynor, Laurence Winters, Mattiwilda Dobbs, Jessye Norman and Kathleen Battle. Her appearnce on PBS TV with Kathleen Battle and Wynton Marsalis was a fascinating critcal interaction between artists and teacher. She has been honoured by the United Nations and the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773476219
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780773476219
  • ISBN10: 0773476210

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