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World renowned Opera singer Jessye Norman dies at 74





-Jessye Norman,multi Grammy award winning soprano and philanthropist, died Monday. She was 74.

- Norman grew up in Georgia to a musical family and discovered Opera from the radio. She made her MET debut in 1983 as Cassandre in Berlioz's " Les Troyens". She would preform over 80 times on the storied stage.

-Norman received her bachelor's of music from Howard University and received the National Medal of Art in 2009.

- Norman died from septic shock and organ failure, Complications caused by a spinal injury sustained in 2015.

Source:https://twitter.com/Essence/status/1179097395474259968

Celebrity reactions under the cut.

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Source:https://twitter.com/ImAngelaBassett/status/1178834037999169538





Source:https://twitter.com/rufuswainwright/status/1178801578985156609





Source:https://twitter.com/questlove/status/1178813485905375232



Source:https://youtu.be/yUPR5-z0-iA
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