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Leona Mitchell

Leona Mitchell was born on October 13, 1949 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA. She is an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), Carmen (1987) and Turandot (1981). She has been married to Elmer Bush since 1980. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Carmen
Carmen Micaëla
(1987)
Turandot
Turandot Liu
(1981)
Turandot
Turandot Liù
(1987)

Filmography

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 1987 Turandot (TV Movie)
Liù
 1987 Carmen (TV Movie)
Micaëla
 1983 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Donna Elvira
- Ernani (1983) ... Donna Elvira
 1981 Turandot (TV Movie)
Liu
 1981 Peter and the Magic Seeds (Short) (voice)
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 1982 Yes, Giorgio (performer: "Excerpts from Turandot")
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 1986 Liberty Weekend (TV Special documentary)
Herself
 1983 The Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala (TV Special)
Soprano
 1982 Yes, Giorgio
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1976, she sang the role of Bess in the first complete recording of Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess".
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Trivia:

African-American soprano who in 1971 won first place in a study programme sponsored by the San Francisco Opera and in 1972 made her professional début as Micaëla at the San Francisco Spring Opera Theater. See more »

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Libra

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