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May 11, 2014 | SFGate

How soprano Jessye Norman's life experiences shaped career

Whether she's singing or speaking, Jessye Norman 's voice is unmistakable. That dark, gleaming sonority, the rounded vowels, the regal but all-American presence - it's an instantly recognizable package.

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Related Topix: Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Symphony, Music, Entertainment

Fri May 09, 2014

USA Today

Jessye Norman sings her way from Georgia to world stage

Jessye Norman sings her way from Georgia to world stage From 'Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam' to Wagner's 'Tannhauser' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/09/stand-up-straight-and-sing-by-jessye-norman/8854477/ Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Classical, Wagner, Opera, USA Today, Media, Publishing, Arts, Berlin, NY, Entertainment

Mon May 05, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Jessye Norman on Learning to Stand Up and Sing

Opera singer Jessye Norman talks about her childhood and her career in music. As a child she sung in church, but when she saw a documentary about the legendary Marian Anderson, Norman realize that singing could be a profession.

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Related Topix: Classical

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Humanities Festival to Welcome Opera Singer Jessye Norman, 5/19

The Chicago Humanities Festival , in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago .

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Chicago, IL, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Howard University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Wpas Leads 'of Thee We Sing' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight

Washington Performing Arts Society leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman , composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman Howard and vocalist Annisse Murillo , and an extraordinary 300-voice choir led by WPAS Gospel choir Artistic Director Stanley Thurston are just some of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Marian Anderson, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, Arts, Opera

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