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Opera

Edis De Philippe

Cultural powerhouse Edis De Philippe founded the Israel National Opera Company in 1947, creating a landmark institution for the performing arts.

Meredith Monk, 2014

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Meredith Monk at the Krannert Cernter for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, 2014.
Courtesy of Marc-Anthony Macon.
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Meredith Monk at the Krannert Cernter for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, 2014.


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Isa Kremer, cropped

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Isa Kremer.
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Isa Kremer.

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Isa Kremer

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Isa Kremer.
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Isa Kremer.

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Selina Dolaro

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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.
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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.

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Sophie Braslau

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Opera singer Sophie Braslau.
Institution: Library of Congress
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Opera singer Sophie Braslau.

Institution: Library of Congress

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Regina Resnik

Undaunted by changes to her voice, opera singer Regina Resnik reinvented herself multiple times in her career, taking on unexpected new roles.

Regina Resnik, 1968

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Regina Resnik in 1968.
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Regina Resnik in 1968.

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Judith Raskin

One of the top opera sopranos of her time, Judith Raskin shone on stage and taught her students to stop thinking about “the Voice” as separate from themselves.

Meredith Monk

Meredith Monk’s avant-garde, mixed-media creations blend music, dance, film, and live performance to explore the collision of past and present, from the Black Plague to the AIDS crisis and from the medieval ghetto to Ellis Island.

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