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Sunday, 4 January 2009

Today's Birthday in Music: January 4 (Bumbry)

1937 - Grace Bumbry, St. Louis, MO, U.S.A.; opera soprano and mezzo-soprano

"Grace Ann Under Pressure" (Opera News, March 2001)

Grace Bumbry sings:

"Nel giardin del velo" from Verdi's Don Carlo (Théâtre Antique d'Orange, 1984)

"Les tringles des sistres tintaient" from Bizet's Carmen (1967 film, Herbert von Karajan conducting)

Grace Bumbry and Juan Diego Flórez sing "Angels from the realm of glory" (Christmas in Vienna, 2006)

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