The Greatest Singer of Her Race

Oct 27, 2012 | Music
The Greatest Singer of Her Race

Here’s something you may not have known about Providence: this was, for most of her life, the home of the great opera star Sissieretta Jones. She was an extremely versatile soprano with a clear tone. Like other black performers of the time, she had to leverage that versatility by performing in a range of contexts … Read more »

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