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Jessye Norman (1945–2019)

Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA as Jessye Mae Norman. She died on September 30, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Wild at Heart Soundtrack
The Hours Soundtrack
Choke Soundtrack
Restless City Soundtrack


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 2020 In Depth (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Highlights from BookTV's In Depth (2020) ... (performer: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" - uncredited)
 2011 Restless City (performer: "Four Last Songs - Im Abendrot" written by nm0006309)
 2008 Choke (performer: "Padre, Germani, Addio! - Ilia, Idamente")
 2002 The Hours (performer: "Beim Schlafengehen")
 1997 Artemisia (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Morgen")
 1990 Wild at Heart (performer: "Im Abendrot")
 1990 Romeo (performer: "Wiegenlied" (Berceuse))
 1989 La révolution française (performer: "Hymne à la Liberté")
 1988 Distant Voices, Still Lives (performer: "There's a Man Goin' Round" - uncredited)
 1985 Dimanche Martin (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 September 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "L'air de la lettre (La Périchole)")
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What I find today is that students, whether they are instrumentalists or singers, are so glued to the page, so glued to notes, they don't get that within all of that they need to make music. See more »


She was awarded an honorary doctorate for her services to music from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the 1998 Commencement Ceremonies. See more »

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