Powerful woman- Grace Bumbry – Opera singer and teacher in Austria

Grace Bumbry – Opera singer and teacher Austria Grace Bumbry an opera singer, a much-valued teacher around the word, and the creator of the Grace Bumbry Black Musical Heritage Ensemble, a choir devoted to preserving and performing traditional Negro spirituals and gospel on the concert stage. Bumbry lives in Salzburg, Austria and Bumbry has been …

Grace Bumbry is one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation.

Bumbry, 72, was the first black opera singer to appear at Germany’s Wagner festival, Bayreuth, when she was 25. Many conservative opera-goers were outraged but by the end of the performance, the audience applauded for 30 minutes and there were 42 curtain calls. Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8398675.stm Grace Bumbry is an American opera singer of great renown, …