Camilla Williams

Camilla Williams

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Camilla Ella Williams (born October 18, 1919) is an American operatic soprano and the first African American to receive a contract with a major American opera company. Born in Danville, Virginia, Williams trained at Virginia State College (now Virginia State University). After receiving a B.S. there, she studied privately in New York, eventually with the great teacher Marian Szekely Freschl (wh o taught at Juilliard). She earned a Marian Anderson Fellowship in 1943 and again in 1944. She continued to receive honors in vocal competitions. Beginning in 1944, Williams then performed on the coast-to-coast RCA radio network.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135792512
  • 9786135792515