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Shirley Verrett (1931–2010)

Shirley Verrett was born on May 31, 1931 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), Samson et Dalila (1981) and Macbeth (1987). She was married to Louis LoMonaco and James Carter. She died on November 5, 2010 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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 1990 Cavalleria rusticana (TV Movie)
 1990 Maggio musicale
 1988 L'africaine (TV Movie)
 1984 Moïse (TV Movie)
 1981/II Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
 1981/I Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
 1976 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Lady Macbeth
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She performed the title role in Bellini's opera, "Norma," at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City and on tour in Boston, Massachusetts. See more »

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Shirley Verrett-Carter

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She was a professor of voice at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. See more »

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