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Eva Jessye (Eva Alberta Jessye)

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Biography

Coffeyville, Kansas, USA
Conductor and arranger, educated at Wilberforce University (MA), and Allen University (Mus. D.) She conducted the Eva Jessye Choir, with appearances in universities and colleges with symphony orchestras and in festivals throughout the United States and Europe. On Broadway, she appeared in the musical "Porgy and Bess" (and was the choral director for all "Porgy and Bess" productions between 1935 and 1958 including American and European tours) and "Lost in the Stars", and the opera "Four Saints in Three Acts", plus films and television, as well as television writing and directing. Read more...

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Character: Julie

Slaves 1969

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