JESSYE NORMAN – Assorted Melanins


Jessye Mae Norman Born: September 15, 1945, Augusta, GA Died: September 30, 2019, New York, NY American opera singer and recitalist, and dramatic soprano, Norman sang a broad repertoire and avoided being limited to one kind of fach. In 2003, the Rachel Longstreet Foundation and Norman partnered to open the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, a tuition-free performing arts after-school program for economically disadvantaged students in Augusta, Georgia.

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