The HistoryMakers video oral history with Denyce Graves.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Graves, Denyce -- Interviews.
Graves, Denyce.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Denyce Graves
Denyce Graves
Other authors / contributors:Graves, Denyce, interviewee.
Bassett, Angela, interviewer.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Angela Bassett, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2005 October 22.
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Summary:Opera singer Denyce Graves was born on March 7, 1964 in Washington, D.C. where she attended the Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts. She studied at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and the New England Conservatory. Graves made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1995-96 season in the title role of Carmen. Graves became well-known to operatic audiences for her portrayals of the title roles in Carmen and Samson et Dalila. These roles brought Graves to the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna Staatsoper, Royal Opera - Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Opera National de Paris, Lyric Opera of Chicago and countless other venues. In 1998, Graves received an honorary doctorate from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. She was named one of the Fifty Leaders of Tomorrow by Ebony magazine and was one of Glamour magazine's Women of the Year in 1997. In 2003, Graves was appointed cultural ambassador for the United States.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr.)) : sound, color.
Playing Time:01:00:00