Anne Brown

Singer Anne Brown

Anne Wiggins Brown was an African American soprano who created the role of "Bess" in the original production of George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess in 1935. She was also a radio and concert singer. She settled in Norway in her 30s and later became a Norwegian citizen.
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Norgay

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Current & Coming - knox.VillageSoup.com
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"Convergence," paintings, monoprints and drawings by Lindsey Brown, plus work by Anne Brown, Yvette Bouchard and Eric Michelsen, Oyster House Studio & Frame Shop, 77 Main St./Business Route 1. Through Sept. 17. Creative Celebration concert: 5 to 8 pm
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Engagements: Natalie Brown and Steven Elias - Norwich Bulletin
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Mr and Mrs Robert Brown, of Putnam, Connecticut, announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Anne Brown, to Steven Michael Elias, son of Mr and Mrs James Elias, of Flanders, New Jersey. Miss Brown is a 1995 graduate of Putnam High School,
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Impaired judgment - Calgary Herald
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Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne Brown accepted the sentencing recommendation by the Crown prosecutor and defence lawyer to simply fine Dominika Duris $2300 for impaired driving in 2009, even though the 25-year-old was convicted just two months ago
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J. MICHAEL MURRAY - Hornell Evening Tribune
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On July 14, 1978, he was married at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Hornell to the former Bonnie Anne Brown, who survives. Mike grew up in Addison and has resided in Hornell for most of his life. He proudly served his country with the US Army in Vietnam
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Garda Cash Logistics Chief Legal Officier Lori Anne Brown Named 2011 ... - MarketWatch (press release)
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MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Aug 16, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Garda Cash Logistics, America's premium provider and a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation, /quotes/zigman/22644 CA:GW -0.52% (Garda), one of the leading Cash Logistics,
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It Ain't Necessarily 'Porgy' - New York Times
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Left, Todd Duncan and Anne Brown in the title roles of the 1935 production of “Porgy and Bess"; right, Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald, who play the roles in a new version being staged by the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass
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Eureka hires new city manager - Bloomington Pantagraph
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EUREKA -- East Peoria native Melissa Anne Brown was hired as the new Eureka city manager Monday by the City Council. Brown was picked from 55 candidates interviewed to replace Anne Sandvik, who will retire Oct. 31. She will start training with Sandvik
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First Saturday Art Crawl celebrates fifth anniversary - The Tennessean
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submitted While rooting around for things to include in her gallery's Avant Garage art sale, The Arts Company's Anne Brown came across a four-page brochure from 1999 touting a monthly third Sunday art event. Brown's Sunday Art Matinee eventually
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Riviera Beach shooting Saturday morning leaves a 17-year-old female dead - WPTV
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“At this point we don't know if it's youth violence,” Riviera Beach Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said. “We don't know reason for this young lady being dead other than someone shot her. “ After finding out news that the girl was killed,
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A world gone mobile - Seacoastonline.com
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Salina McIntire, left, membership manager for the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Mark Miller, senior account manager for Axis Business Solutions, and Anne Brown, of Daystar show off their communication devices. These technology professionals
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Missing Riviera Beach girl, 14, returns home unharmed - Palm Beach Post
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Thursday morning, she returned to her mother's house in West Palm Beach, said police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown. Torres stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 150 to 160 pounds and appears more mature than her age, the release said
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CBJ: Personnel File - The Daily Progress
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By Daily Progress Staff Reports » At the annual college in-service symposium, National College recognized Anne Brown and John Donohue as outstanding employees of the year for the Charlottesville campus, and Paul Wellen was honored for his 15 years of
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Lost, Barking and Injured Dogs - Patch.com
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Kerry Anne Brown, 21, of 55 Bellevue Road was arrested on behalf of another department on Saturday, June 25 at 1:35 pm at 200 Paradise Road. No information was available on the charge Brown faces
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Keeping it all in NN2 family - Northampton Chronicle & Echo
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Creche worker Sarah Robinson (centre) and information officer Lesley-Anne Brown (left) pictured with children at the Kingsthorpe Children's Centre who are having their annual play day in August. A FUN day to encourage children's play and to bring
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New Milford High's Class of 2011 - Housatonic Times
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Paige Allison Brodeur, Kelsey Marie Brofford, Matthew David Brook, Holly Anne Brown, John Francis Burns III, Rebecca Ann Burton, Evan Lane Caldwell, Danielle Nicole Cambareri, Jhony Paul Cambisaca, Joselyng Paola Cambisaca, Nicole Elizabeth Cammett,
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Alleged hit-and-run driver and her victim both face charges - The Salem News
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According to police, Kerry Anne Brown, 21, of 55 Bellevue Road, Swampscott, struck Steven Nassor, 28, of 354 Broadway St., Lynn, as he walked down the middle of Loring Avenue at 1:05 am The impact sent him at least 10 feet into the air, and Brown drove
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Lawyer Snapshot: Sally Anne Brown - Jacksonville Daily Record
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I was asked to serve on the Roast committee for PAL's premiere annual fundraiser, the Sheriff's Roast, after which I was asked to serve on PAL's board of directors. As one of the younger board members, I was given the opportunity to spearhead PAL's new
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 96
    She resided in Oslo up until her death in 2009 at age ninety-six.
  • 2000
    Age 87
    In 2000, she was awarded Norway's Council of Cultures Honorary Award.
  • 1999
    Age 86
    She was also made an honorary citizen of Baltimore in 1999.
  • FORTIES
  • 1955
    Age 42
    Her career as a singer was cut short, however, due to problems with asthma; she no longer sang professionally after 1955. (She sang at the Teatro Colón in October 1955.) At this point, she embarked on a second career as a voice teacher.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1945
    Age 32
    She also sang Bess for the Decca Records album Selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess and sang some of Bess's music in an appearance in the 1945 Gershwin biography film Rhapsody in Blue.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1942
    Age 29
    Brown sang Bess in several revivals of Porgy and Bess during this time, including the 1942 Broadway revival.
  • 1937
    Age 24
    After her appearance as the first Bess, Brown returned to Broadway in the 1937 musical revue Pins and Needles.
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  • 1935
    Age 22
    Brown took part of opera history when she sang Bess for the world premiere of Porgy and Bess at the Colonial Theatre in Boston on September 30, 1935 – the try-out for a work intended initially for Broadway where the opening took place at the Alvin Theater in New York City on October 10, 1935.
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  • 1933
    Age 20
    In 1933, she was a second-year graduate student at Juilliard.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born on August 9, 1912.
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