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Grace Bumbry, an opera singer from St. Louis, is considered one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation. She debuted in London in 1959, and with the Paris Opera the following year. In 1961, she was featured in Bayreuth, Germany’s Wagner Festival. The first African American to sing there, Bumbry was an international sensation and won the Wagner Medal. She is credited for paving the way for future African American opera and classical singers. Missouri History Museum

Grace Bumbry, an opera singer from St. Louis, is considered one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation. She debuted in London in 1959, and with the Paris Opera the following year. In 1961, she was featured in Bayreuth, Germany’s Wagner Festival. The first African American to sing there, Bumbry was an international sensation and won the Wagner Medal. She is credited for paving the way for future African American opera and classical singers. Missouri History Museum

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Grace Bumbry (born January 4, 1937), an American opera singer, is considered one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation, as well as a major soprano for many years. She was a member of a pioneering generation of singers who followed Marian Anderson (including Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo, Shirley Verrett and Reri Grist) in the world of classical music and paved the way, again, for future Black American opera and classical singers.

Grace Bumbry (born January 4, 1937), an American opera singer, is considered one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation, as well as a major soprano for many years. She was a member of a pioneering generation of singers who followed Marian Anderson (including Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo, Shirley Verrett and Reri Grist) in the world of classical music and paved the way, again, for future Black American opera and classical singers.

Sew-Classic Blog: Classic Singer 99 Vintage Sewing Machine Review  -- not sure, but this sure looks like the first sewing machine I bought.

Sew-Classic Blog: Classic Singer 99 Vintage Sewing Machine Review -- not sure, but this sure looks like the first sewing machine I bought.

Fabulous Signed 1937 Rose Floral Classic Singer Featherweight 221 Sewing Machine from www.deskdave.com, handpainted roses by Vickie Canham.

Fabulous Signed 1937 Rose Floral Classic Singer Featherweight 221 Sewing Machine from www.deskdave.com, handpainted roses by Vickie Canham.

For Amanda, classical singer and mother of four little ones.

For Amanda, classical singer and mother of four little ones.

Shirley Verrett, a special voice Date:  Sun, 1931-05-31 Shirley Verrett was born on this date in 1931. She is an African American opera singer and one of the leading sopranos in the world.

Shirley Verrett, a special voice Date: Sun, 1931-05-31 Shirley Verrett was born on this date in 1931. She is an African American opera singer and one of the leading sopranos in the world.

The Classic Singer 911 Model created by a team of true 911 lovers!

The Classic Singer 911 Model created by a team of true 911 lovers!

Gorgeous Singer 201-2, "Rolls Royce of Singers" - Introduction and Bonus Presentation!!

Gorgeous Singer 201-2, "Rolls Royce of Singers" - Introduction and Bonus Presentation!!

Today 7-8  in 1950  Mona Lisa by Nat King Cole hit #1. We listened to it all through the 50's & 60's and it continues as a classic fav today.

Today 7-8 in 1950 Mona Lisa by Nat King Cole hit #1. We listened to it all through the 50's & 60's and it continues as a classic fav today.

Classic Singer 201-2 Vintage Sewing Machine.  Be still my beating heart - she will be here in a couple of weeks...

Classic Singer 201-2 Vintage Sewing Machine. Be still my beating heart - she will be here in a couple of weeks...