Tuesday, April 1, 2008
(1929-2007), American soprano, her original name was Belle Silverman. She sang on radio as a child, she made opera debut at Philadelphia in 1946. In 1947 she joined the New York City Opera, after 25 years with the company as leading soprano, she served as director from 1979-1989. During her career , she sang in Vienna, La Scala, London and NY Met.