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The First Lady of Grand Opera

The First Lady of Grand Opera: Madame McCleave "Her voice was pure and high and held appealing expression that was exquisite at times, then full of the sunlight or spring, or again told this gripping tale with pathos and sympathy." - The Washington Times Madame Florence Cole Talbert McCleave - a pioneer for singers of color, a world-renowned opera icon, a Memphis music champion, and the inspiration for The McCleave Project at Opera Memphis. Just recently inducted int... Read More
Posted by Jillian Barron at Thursday, November 14, 2019