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Related Topics. Das Magazin Germany , May May 1, The original of another piece written for Oper! Das Magazin and published in translation. Let me take this opportunity to thank Jan Geisbusch for his fluent and conversational German. Every writer who appears in a second language should be as lucky as I am. Marilyn Horne in , inaugural honoree of the tribute series "Met Legends. Though born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, where a street now bears her name, Horne has called California home since her family moved cross-country to Long Beach, within Greater Los Angeles. She was 11 years old.
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Marilyn Horne born January 16, is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer. She specialized in roles requiring beauty of tone, excellent breath support, and the ability to execute difficult coloratura passages. Horne was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania ,  but moved with her parents to Long Beach, California , when she was Luke's Episcopal Church Quartet. Horne's first major professional engagement was in , when she dubbed the singing voice of Dorothy Dandridge in the film Carmen Jones. She made an appearance on The Odd Couple as a character named "Jackie", her own nickname, a meek and nervous would-be singer who develops a crush on character Oscar Madison Jack Klugman and into a full-blown diva as well, playing the role of Carmen in Felix Unger's Tony Randall opera group production.
Marilyn Horne is true living legend of the Opera…. One of the most beautiful voices ever, Marilyn Horne is one of my personal favorites, specially in the Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini repertoire!!! Marilyn Horne is also associated with the unforgettable opera duets with the also legendary Joan Sutherland. One of the most beloved Tenors of these days! A True Treasure of the Opera!!!! The wonderful and always marvelous Juan Diego Florez!!!!!