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Published by Blackbirch Press in Woodbridge, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Price, Leontyne -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Price, Leontyne.,
  • Sopranos (Singers) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Singers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Biography.

Book details:

About the Edition

A biography of the renowned soprano who helped break the color barrier in professional opera during the 1960s.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Richard Steins.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesThe Library of famous women
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3930.P745 S73 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1735383M
ISBN 101567110096
LC Control Number92040333
OCLC/WorldCa27340325

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