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Leontyne Price

Leontyne Price was born on February 10, 1927 in Laurel, Mississippi, USA as Mary Leontyne Price. She is an actress, known for Messa da Requiem von Giuseppe Verdi (1967), Price/Horne Met Gala Concert (1982) and Christmas at Kennedy Center with Leontyne Price (1982). She was previously married to William Warfield. See full bio »

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 1984-1985 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Aida / Donna Leonora
- Aida (1985) ... Aida
- La forza del destino (1984) ... Donna Leonora
 1955-1960 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series)
Donna Anna / Madame Lidoine / Pamina / ...
- Don Giovanni (1960) ... Donna Anna
- Dialogues of the Carmelites (1957) ... Madame Lidoine
- The Magic Flute (1956) ... Pamina
- Tosca (1955) ... Floria Tosca
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She starred with her husband, bass-baritone William Warfield and famous scat singer Cab Calloway in the famous and hugely successful 1950s world tour of Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess". See more »

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1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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On growth: You should always know when you're shifting gears in life. You should leave your era-it should never leave you. See more »


A member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. See more »

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