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.

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

The famous opera singer Marian Anderson in the 1920s. Great to see her as a fashionable young woman. Love the dress.

The famous opera singer Marian Anderson in the 1920s. Great to see her as a fashionable young woman. Love the dress.

Ep. 45 " What Is The Passaggio?" - Voice Lessons To The World  Classical singers and voice teachers often talk about the Passaggio as one of the most important elements in vocal technique.  In Episode 45, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney explains the Passaggio and offers tips, demonstrations, and exercises to help you master it in your own voice. Classical singers and contemporary singers alike can benefit from understanding this foundational vocal technique concept. Enjoy Voice Lessons To The…

Ep. 45 " What Is The Passaggio?" - Voice Lessons To The World Classical singers and voice teachers often talk about the Passaggio as one of the most important elements in vocal technique. In Episode 45, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney explains the Passaggio and offers tips, demonstrations, and exercises to help you master it in your own voice. Classical singers and contemporary singers alike can benefit from understanding this foundational vocal technique concept. Enjoy Voice Lessons To The…

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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