Jessye Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer. She is a dramatic soprano. She has often sung works by Richard Wagner. Norman is in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. She has won Grammy Awards. She received a Spingarn Medal. She also got a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and a National Medal of Arts.
Norman was born in Augusta, Georgia.
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- "Jessye Norman". The Academy of Achievement. Retrieved Feb 10, 2016.
- "Jessye Norman". All Music. Retrieved Feb 10, 2016.