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Jessye Norman


Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Wild at Heart (1990), The Hours (2002) and Choke (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

Wild at Heart
Wild at Heart Soundtrack
(1990)
The Hours
The Hours Soundtrack
(2002)
Choke
Choke Soundtrack
(2008)
Restless City
Restless City Soundtrack
(2011)

Filmography

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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
 1979 Grâce à la musique (TV Series)
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Personal Quote:

I would like to go to symphony orchestras in [America] and see the orchestra look more like the demographics that they're meant to serve. I would like to see more African-American singers as part of our opera companies.n See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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