February 10, 1927 – present
Globally Acclaimed Soprano
With her glorious voice, Price shattered glass ceilings as one of the world’s first Black opera superstars.
Price has had a long and sensational career that has taken her all over the globe but she made her home here in Greenwich Village, buying a house at 9 Vandam Street in 1956.
Narrated By Julia Bullock
Music: Leontyne Price singing “Vissi D’arte” from Tosca, and “God Bless America” at Carnegie Hall for a concert honoring the victims of 9/11 and their families
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