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Evelyn Lear (1926–2012)

Evelyn Lear was born on January 8, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Evelyn Shulman. She was an actress, known for Le nozze di Figaro (1963), Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977). She was married to Thomas Stewart and Walter Lear. She died on July 1, 2012 ... See full bio »

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Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino
The Metropolitan Opera Presents Countess Gershwitz
Susanna's Secret Countess Susanna


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 1980 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Countess Gershwitz
- Lulu (1980) ... Countess Gershwitz
 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
The Lyric-Soprano (Nina Cavallini)
 1966 Susanna's Secret (TV Movie)
Countess Susanna
 1963 Le nozze di Figaro (TV Movie)
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 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Madame Dilyovska
- On the Town in Concert (1993) ... Madame Dilyovska
 1975 Anneliese Rothenberger gibt sich die Ehre (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Tag und Nacht (1975) ... Herself - Singer
 1970 Die Drehscheibe (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 August 1970 (1970) ... Herself
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 1995 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: La voix de l'âme (TV Movie)
Carolina Gräfin von Kirchstetten

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Lear is a renowned soprano, having had a 30-year performing and recording career. She sang in her farewell appearance at the NY Metropolitan Opera in 1987.

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