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Grace Bumbry

AKA Grace Melzia Ann Bumbry

Born: 4-Jan-1937
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

Gender: Female
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Operatic mezzo-soprano, then soprano

Father: Benjamin James Bumbry (railroad worker)
Mother: Melzia Walker (schoolteacher)
Husband: Erwin Andreas Jaeckel (tenor, m. 6-Jul-1963, div. 1972)

    High School: Charles Sumner High School, St. Louis, MO
    University: Boston University (transferred)
    University: Northwestern University
    University: Music Academy of the West

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
    St. Louis Walk of Fame 1992
    Kennedy Center Honor 2009

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