Lifting My Voice

Lifting My Voice

A Memoir

eBook - 2014
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Growing up African American in segregated Arkansas in the 1950s, Barbara Hendricks witnessed firsthand the painful struggle for civil rights. After graduation from the Juilliard School of Music, Hendricks immediately won a number of important international prizes, and began performing in recitals and operas throughout the world. A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, she is as devoted to humanitarian work as she is to her music. Always the anti-diva, Hendricks is a down-to-earth and straightforward woman, whether singing Mozart or black spirituals. She challenges stereotypes and puts the music first and presents a warm, engaging, and honest self-portrait of one of the great women of music.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2014
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2014
ISBN: 9781613748558
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Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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