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Jessye Norman


Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Jessye Norman Sings Carmen (1989), Tchaikovsky: 150th Birthday Gala from Leningrad (1990) and Jessye Norman Recital (1986). See full bio »
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 2001 Christmas Glory from New York (TV Movie)
Soprano
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Thunder Mountain Woman
- Rip Van Winkle (2000) ... Thunder Mountain Woman (voice)
 1999 The People's Passion (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Jocasta
- Oedipus Rex (1993) ... Jocasta
 1990 Die Walküre (TV Movie)
Sieglinde
 1983-1988 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Ariadne / Primadonna / Madame Lidoine / ...
- Ariadne auf Naxos (1988) ... Ariadne / Primadonna
- Dialogues des Carmélites (1987) ... Madame Lidoine
- Les Troyens (1983) ... Cassandre
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What I find today is that students, whether they are instrumentalists or singers, are so glued to the page, so glued to notes, they don't get that within all of that they need to make music. See more »

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She was awarded an honorary doctorate for her services to music from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the 1998 Commencement Ceremonies. See more »

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Virgo

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