Evelyn Lear

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Evelyn Shulman (or Evelyn Lear; January 8, 1926 — July 1, 2012) was an American opera singer. She sang soprano. She trained at the Julliard School of Music and in Berlin.[1] She was active mainly from the late 1950s to the middle of 1992. She received a Grammy Award in 1966. She also appeared in several movies.

Lear was born in Brooklyn, New York City. She died at age 86 in Sandy Spring, Maryland.[2]

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  1. Harris M. Lentz, Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2012 (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2013), p. 166
  2. "Evelyn Lear Dies at Age 86". The New York Times. Retrieved December 23, 2013.