Amy Shuard

Amy Shuard

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Amy Shuard CBE (19 July 1924 - 18 April 1975) was an English operatic soprano renowned in such dramatic roles as Elektra, Turandot and Br nnhilde. She created both title roles in Jan ek's K a Kabanov and Jen fa in their respective British premieres. She has been described as "the best English dramatic soprano since Eva Turner" (her teacher). Amy Shuard was born in London. After studying at the Trinity College of Music, she had lessons from Eva Turner. In 1948 the Worshipful Company of Musicians awarded her a prize and she toured South Africa as the organization's representative. She returned there in 1949 to make her operatic debut, in Johannesburg, in the title role of Verdi's Aida; during that season she also sang Giulietta in The Tales of Hoffmann and Venus in Tannh user.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 150 x 228 x 14mm | 240.4g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135776649
  • 9786135776645