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07 Nov 2010

Shirley Verrett

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/8115979/Shirley-Verrett.html

[Telegraph, 7 November 2010]

Shirley Verrett, who died on November 5 aged 79, was a black opera star who during the 1960s and 1970s forged an independent-minded path through the barriers of race, religion and gender to establish herself as one of the most dramatic and powerful singers on the stage.

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