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  1. American opera singer Jessye Norman wins $100,000 Glenn Gould PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | 680News

    Opera singer Jessye Norman sings during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the National Cathedral in Washington on December 11, 2013. American opera singer Jessye Norman has won the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize recognizing her lifetime contribution to the arts.

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  2. American opera singer Jessye Norman wins $100,000 Glenn Gould PrizeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | Medincine Hat News

    American opera singer Jessye Norman has won the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize recognizing her lifetime contribution to the arts. The prize organizers call the five-time Grammy Award winner and Kennedy Center Honor recipient "one of the great vocal artists of our time, or any time" and noted she overcame racial barriers to succeed.

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  3. Participants Announced for Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Artforum Intl.

    ... include architect David Chipperfield, filmmakers Mira Nair and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, opera singer Jessye Norman, and artist Robert Wilson. Rolex also plans to increasing funding for the program. Starting this year, the initiative will have ...

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  4. Participants Announced for Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Artforum Intl.

    ... and Alejandro GonzA lez IA A rritu, artist Robert Wilson , architect David Chipperfield , and opera singer Jessye Norman . Rolex is also planning on increasing funding to the program. The initiative will have eight disciplines starting this year. ...

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  5. this Date in History, Sept. 15: KKK bomb kills 4 black girls in church -- 1963 Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Kinston Free Press

    ... could seriously damage patients' hearts. Birthdays: Baseball Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry is 79. Opera singer Jessye Norman is 72. Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 71. Oliver Stone is 71. Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino is 56. Britain's Prince Harry is 33. ...

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  6. Enrollment, money and a dark past sealed school's fate | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Times of Trenton

    The New York Times led off a lengthy 2002 feature about a local landmark this way: "In its 65 years, the American Boychoir School has created one of the nation's best-known choirs, with its sweet-voiced students, all fifth graders through eighth graders, invited to sing for presidents and at least one pope." Fifteen years later the school, whose "sweet-voiced" students also performed with the likes of Beyonce and the legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, announced it is closing its doors , felled by the twin blows of sinking enrollment and ongoing financial woes.

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