Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman

Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer. Norman is a contemporary opera singer and recitalist, and is a successful performers of classical music. A dramatic soprano, Norman is associated in particular with the Wagnerian repertoire, and with the roles of Sieglinde, Ariadne, Alceste, and Leonore.

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Jessye Norman - Honors and Awards
... Doctor in Music from Juilliard School of Music (1990) Norman's home town, Augusta, Georgia, dedicated Riverwalk Augusta's amphitheater, named in her honor (1991) Austrian Cross of ... Norman was honored by New York's Associated Black Charities at the 11th Annual Black History Makers Awards Dinner for her contributions to the arts and to African American culture (March 1997) Kennedy Center ... Ace Award from the National Cable Television Association for "Jessye Norman at Notre Dame." Jessye Norman has received honorary doctorates from more than 30 colleges ...

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