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Barbara Hendricks, Soprano in Sweden

Barbara Hendrix

Barbara Hendricks is an American-born operatic soprano and concert singer. She is also known for her work as a human rights activist. Hendricks is currently a citizen of Sweden.

Hendricks was born in Stephens, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and chemistry at the age of 20. She then attended Juilliard School of Music in New York, where she studied with mezzo-soprano Jennie Tourel and participated in master classes led by soprano Maria Callas. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music.

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5 Comments

  1. Luvenia George says:

    Adrianne, Thanks for introducing us to such a marvelous artist! She sounds so much like the recordings I have heard of her legendary teacher, Jennie Tourel! God bless, and keep up the good work.
    Your Mother

  2. Thanks Mommy!

  3. She sounds so much like the recordings I have heard of her legendary teacher, Jennie Tourel! God bless, and keep up the good work.

  4. She sounds so much like the recordings I have heard of her legendary teacher, Jennie Tourel! God bless, and keep up the good work.

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