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Adele Addison (Soprano)

Born: July 24, 1925 - New York, USA

The black American soprano, Adele Addison, studied at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, and the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood. She also took lessons with Povla Frijsh.

Adele Addison made her New York debut at Town Hall in 1952, then sang with the New England Opera and the New York City Opera. She made numerous appearances with major American orchestra. Her extensive repertoire included works extending from Baroque era to the 20th century.

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2001)

Adele Addison: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works under her name

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Leonard Bernstein

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BWV 244 [sung in English]

Serge Koussevitzky

Soprano

BWV 232 [unofficial recording]

Robert Shaw

Soprano

BWV 232, BWV 244, BWV 245

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