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Remembering Opera Star Jessye Norman

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 2:10pm

Remembering Opera Star Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman performs at the talk and game show "Wetten Dass . . . ?" April 1, 2006 in Halle, Germany.  (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Grammy award-winning soprano Jessye Norman has died. The Metropolitan Opera calls her “one of the great sopranos of the past half-century.”

She died in New York on Monday at the age of 74. Here & Now‘s Robin Young remembers Norman’s legacy.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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