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Marilyn Horne born January 16, is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer. She specialized in roles requiring beauty of tone, excellent breath support, and the ability to execute difficult coloratura passages.
Horne was born in Bradford, Pennsylvaniabut moved with her parents to Long Beach, Californiawhen she was She is an alumna of Long Beach Polytechnic High School and returned in in a performance to benefit its music program. As a high school student, Marilyn was part of the St. This prestigious choir often worked for the movie studios and recorded with Capitol Records. Marilyn and her sister Gloria were part of St. Horne's first major professional engagement was inwhen she dubbed the singing voice of Dorothy Dandridge in the film Carmen Jones.
She made an appearance on The Odd Couple as a character named "Jackie", her own nickname, a meek and nervous would-be singer who develops a crush on character Oscar Madison Jack Klugman and into a full-blown diva as well, playing the role of Carmen in Felix Unger's Tony Randall opera group production.
Her first major breakthrough came when her singing ability was recognized by Igor Stravinsky Mojarrita De Agua Dulce - Hermanos Záizar - Mojarrita De Agua Dulce / Cata Urgente her operatic career began when he invited her to perform in the Venice festival.
She remained in Europe for three seasons singing for the Gelsenkirchen Opera. She was highly acclaimed for her performance as Marie in Alban Berg 's Wozzeck at the inauguration of Gelsenkirchen 's new opera house on May 22, For many years, Horne was associated with the Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland in their performances of the bel canto repertoire.
This performance was so successful, it was repeated twice at Carnegie Hall. Inthey were paired again in a performance of Rossini's Semiramide with the Opera Company of Bostonand sang in a joint concert on October 15,which was telecast as "Live from Lincoln Center". Inshe sang the title role of Handel's opera seria Rinaldo directed by Frank Corsarothe first Handel opera ever performed at the Met.
Although best known for her bel canto and opera seria roles, Horne also sang much American music, both contemporary music by composers such as William Bolcomand traditional popular songs. Horne was married from to separated to the conductor Henry Lewiswith whom she maintained a home in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles for many years, and with whom she had a daughter, Angela.
Horne's mother initially had misgivings that the interracial marriage Двигай-Двигай - Дискотека Авария - Труба Зовёт have a Sanctus - Kiri Te Kanawa / Joan Sutherland / Luciano Pavarotti / Leontyne Price / Marilyn Horne - Av impact on Horne's career, saying, "Be his mistress, for God's sake, not his wife", but soon reconciled with the couple.
Horne received many honors during her career. A New York Times article by Robert Jacobson, editor of Opera Newsin celebration of the Met's th anniversary inlisted the hundred greatest singers who had ever performed at the house and included Horne, the only one still actively singing at the time. She was awarded Yale University 's Sanford Medal. She sang an aria from Carmen by Georges Bizet.
Horne retired from the concert stage in with a recital at the Chicago Symphony Center. She still occasionally performs at pop concerts most recently with Broadway star Barbara Cook. Horne has also established the Marilyn Horne Foundation to help preserve the art of vocal Click Beat Box (Interlude) - Styles Of Beyond - 2000 Fold. In Decembershortly before Horne's 72nd birthday, she Work - Jake Fairley - Crisis (Vinyl, Album) diagnosed with localized pancreatic cancer.
Since she holds the position of Honorary Voice Program Director. InHorne donated her personal archives to the University of Pittsburgh. Since May 6,Sanctus - Kiri Te Kanawa / Joan Sutherland / Luciano Pavarotti / Leontyne Price / Marilyn Horne - Av rotating portion of the collection is publicly displayed in the Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center located at the regional campus in Bradfordfrom which she received an honorary degree in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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