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[on soprano Simone Osborne] Make no mistake, Simone is half athlete and half artist - which you need to be if you want to be an opera star. There's no question about her big talent. I first heard her sing a gorgeous aria from 'The Bartered Bride' in 2007 and, at the end if it, I was sitting with tears in my eyes. She understands that voices need to be brilliant, dark and bright, all at once. She ...
As a young singer, just getting her start, Horne recorded several albums for various small Los Angeles-area labels under the name Jackie Horne (her off-stage nickname). At a time when arrangements were not subject to copyright, as they are now, she recorded several very good sound-alike versions of other singers' hits at bargain prices during the 1950s.