Luminaries of the classical music world gathered on the stage of New York’s Metropolitan Opera on Sunday, Nov. 24, to celebrate the life and legacy of soprano Jessye Norman, who died Sept. 30 at age 74. Read the full Sounds and Stories article →
An American treasure, operatic soprano Jessye Norman has died at 74. Her voice, her presence and her spirit changed lives, civil rights and the people who came to be enthralled in her performance.
My heart is so heavy over the passing of Jessye Norman. Her voice helped me through many a newspaper deadline. Her friendship years later was an unbelievable blessing. Brava, Jessye! Grazie, diva. RIP.