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Marilyn Horne: My Life

Horne, Marilyn; Scovell, Jane

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ISBN 10: 068911401X / ISBN 13: 9780689114014
Published by Atheneum, NY, 1983
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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258pp. B&W illus. Discography, Index. Fine hardback/NF DJ, price-clipped, very minor edgewear. Signed & dated with a personalized inscription by Marilyn Horne on the half-title page. Bookseller Inventory # 17673

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Title: Marilyn Horne: My Life

Publisher: Atheneum, NY

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: SIGNED with a personalized INSCRIPTION by Author

Edition: 1st.

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Here is the story of a small town American girl from Bradford, Pennsylvania, and Long Beach California, who made good the hard way; of pirate records, dubbed movie soundtracks -- she was the voice of Dorothy Dandridge in Carmen Jones -- foreign apprenticeships, small parts, and the breaks that finally came; of famous roles and performances -- the creation of her Rosina, Adalgisa, Carmen, Tancredi, Isabella, and Arsace among many others -- and of her colleagues -- clear-eyed assessments of everyone from Sutherland to Pavarotti to Caldwell to Caballe.

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