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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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[on what is on her mind whilst performing] I think about the words, I think about the characters. I think what a pleasure it is to sing some of the text that I have. I am so grateful to to be saying those words, they're so beautiful. See more »

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She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts on February 25, 2010 at the White House in Washington D.C. for her services and contributions to music. See more »

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Virgo

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