Personalities | Renée Fleming | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1959
American soprano

She completed her formal study at the Juilliard School and in Europe on a Fulbright scholarship with Arleen Augér and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. She made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1991 as the Countess (Mozart’s Figaro), which, along with the Marschallin (Strauss’s Rosenkavalier) has become one of her best-known roles. She created the role of Blanche DuBois in Previn’s opera A Streetcar Named Desire and is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts.

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