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Lecture on Sissieretta Jones: America's First Black Diva

Presented by Stages of Freedom and Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence RI

Jun 08 2018
Lecture on Sissieretta Jones: America's First Black Diva

Author Maureen Lee and Carnegie Hall archivist discuss Sissieretta Jones, the Black opera diva from Providence, who in the late 19th and early 20th centuries sang for four US presidents, broke racial barriers, and toured the world for 28 years. 

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