Gloria Davy, First African-american To Sing Aida At The Met, Dies At 81

Ms. Davy, a Brooklyn-born soprano, was known as an interpreter of 20th-century music, including the work of Richard Strauss, Benjamin Britten and Paul Hindemith.

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    NEW YORK — Gloria Davy, a Brooklyn-born soprano who was the first African-American to sing “Aida” with the Metropolitan Opera ... When Ms. Davy first sang at the Met, she was only the fourth African-American to appear there. For decades, Ms. Davy ...
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  • Gloria Davy, 81, soprano known for her interpretation of 20th-century music
    NEW YORK — Gloria Davy, a Brooklyn-born soprano who was the first African-American to sing “Aida” with the Metropolitan Opera ... audibility at minimum volume —Mr. Davy sang with the Met just 15 times over four seasons, from her debut in the ...
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  • Legendary Opera Singer Gloria Davy Dies at 81
    Gloria Davy, a Brooklyn-born soprano who was the first African-American to sing Aida with the Metropolitan Opera ... maximum audibility at minimum volume — Ms. Davy sang with the Met just 15 times over four seasons, from her debut in the title role ...
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  • Gloria Davy | Soprano at the Met, 81
    Gloria Davy, 81, a Brooklyn-born soprano who was the first African American to sing Aida with the Metropolitan Opera ... Though she was praised for the beauty of her voice, she sang with the Met just 15 times over four seasons, from her debut in the ...
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  • Gloria Davy, First African-American to Sing Aida at the Met, Dies at 81
    Gloria Davy, a Brooklyn-born soprano who was the first African-American to sing Aida with the Metropolitan Opera, died on Nov. 28 in Geneva. She was 81. Her death, after a long illness, was confirmed by the soprano Martina Arroyo, a longtime friend.
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