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California Institute of the Arts Faculty - Marni Nixon, Ajay Kapur, Mark Trayle, Allan Sekula, Tom Lutz, Matthew Shenoda, Douglas Kearney (Paperback) Loot Price: R195
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California Institute of the Arts Faculty - Marni Nixon, Ajay Kapur, Mark Trayle, Allan Sekula, Tom Lutz, Matthew Shenoda, Douglas Kearney (Paperback)

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Chapters: Marni Nixon, Ajay Kapur, Mark Trayle, Allan Sekula, Tom Lutz, Matthew Shenoda, Douglas Kearney, Brighde Mullins, Thomas Lawson, John Mandel. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Marni Nixon (born February 22, 1930) is an American soprano renowned for being a playback singer for featured actresses in well known movie musicals. This has earned her the sobriquet "The Ghostess with the Mostess," and also "The Voice of Hollywood." She has also spent much of her career performing in concerts with major symphony orchestras around the world and in operas and musicals throughout the United States. Born Margaret McEathron in Altadena, California, Nixon began singing at an early age in choruses. At the age of 14, she became part of the newly formed Los Angeles Concert Youth Chorus whose other members included a 13-year-old Marilyn Horne and a 19-year-old Paul Salamunovich, among many others under famed conductor Roger Wagner; this choir evolved into the Roger Wagner Chorale in 1948, and later into the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 1964. She went on to study singing and opera with Carl Ebert, Jan Popper, Boris Goldovsky and Sarah Caldwell. She embarked on a varied career, involving film and musical comedy as well as opera and concerts. She appeared extensively on American television, dubbed the singing voices of film actresses in The King and I, West Side Story and My Fair Lady, and acted in several commercial stage ventures. Her light, flexible, wide-ranging soprano and uncanny accuracy and musicianship have made her valuable in more classical ventures, and have contributed to her success in works by Anton Webern, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives, Paul Hindemith and Alexander Goehr, many of which she has recorded. Nixon's opera repertory includes Zerbin...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=47797

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-89236-7
Barcode: 9781156892367
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LSN: 1-156-89236-8

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