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 1990

Story, Rosalyn M.
And so I sing : African-American divas of opera and concert
New York: Warner Books, 1990


The above item has biographical information on:

  Alexander, Roberta Lee (b. 1949)   soprano
  Allen, Betty [Elizabeth Louise] (b. 1930)   cast, mezzo-soprano
  Anderson, Marian (b. 1897 d. 1993)   accordion, chanteur
  Arroyo, Martina (b. 1937)   interprete, Sanger
  Batson Bergen, Flora (b. 1864 d. 1906 a. 1883)   soprano
  Battle, Kathleen (b. 1948)   cast, Sanger
  Bradley, Gwendolyn (b. 1952)   soprano
  Brice, Carol (Lovette Hawkins) (b. 1918 d. 1985)   cast, contralto
  Brown, Anne (b. 1915)   cast, interprete
  Bumbry, Grace (Melzia Ann) (b. 1937)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Cole-Talbert, Florence (b. 1890 d. 1961)   soprano
  Davis, Ellabelle (b. 1907 d. 1960)   soprano
  Davy, Gloria (b. 1931)   interprete, Sanger
  Dobbs, Mattiwalda (b. 1925)   soprano, vocals
  Evanti, Lillian (b. 1890 d. 1967)   soprano
  Fernandez, Wilhelmenia (b. 1949)   interprete, soprano
  Greenfield, Elizabeth Taylor (b. 1819 d. 1876)   cast, second alto
  Grist, Reri (b. 1932)   cast, Sanger
  Hackley, Emma Azalia (b. 1867 d. 1922)   soprano, concert singer
  Harris, Hilda (b. 1930)   concert singer, mezzo-soprano
  Hendricks, Barbara (b. 1948)   interprete, Sanger
  Hyers, Emma Louise (b. 1855 d. 1890s a. 1874)   contralto
  Jarboro, Caterina (b. 1903 d. 1986)   singer
  Jones, Sissieretta (b. 1869 d. 1933)   soprano
  Matthews, Inez (b. 1917)   cast, mezzo-soprano
  Maynor, Dorothy Leigh (b. 1910)   soprano, vocals
  Mitchell, Abbie (b. 1884 d. 1960)   cast, librettist
  Norman, Jessye (b. 1945)   Sanger, soprano
  Price, Leontyne [Mary Violet Leontyne] (b. 1927)   Sanger, soprano
  Quivar, Florence (b. 1944)   contralto, interprete
  Rahn, Muriel (b. 1911 d. 1961)   cast, soprano
  Rhea, La Julia (b. >1908)   singer
  Selika, Marie (b. 1849 d. 1937)   soprano
  Tynes, Margaret (b. 1929)   singer, soprano
  Verrett, Shirley (b. 1931)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Weathers, Felicia (b. 1937)   Sanger, soprano
  Williams, Camilla Ella (b. 1922)   Sanger, soprano

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