Christiane Eda-Pierre (1932 – 2020)

Martinique-born coloratura soprano Eda-Pierre was educated at the Paris Conservatoire. She made her professional debut in Bizet’s Pearl Fishers and later sang notably in Mozart’s Magic Flute, Debussy’s Lakmé and, in more modern vein, Messaien’s Saint Francis of Assisi. Her New York Met debut was in Mozart’s Ehtfuhrung. She taught at the Paris Conservatoire.

 

Philip L Scowcroft

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