Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Michael S. Wright on Camilla Williams: “In 1949, it was rumoured that she would be taking a role in...William Grant Still’s ‘Troubled Island’”



[Camilla Williams]

Earlier today, AfriClassical posted: “Patrick D. McCoy: Virginia State University 'Alumna Soprano Camilla Williams dead at 92.'” Michael S. Wright has also sent us some press links of the passing of Camilla Williams. Deleting one link already posted earlier, we are left with two press links:

Bill,
You may be aware that the opera singer Camilla Ella Williams died in Indiana aged 92 last Sunday.

In 1949, it was rumoured that she would be taking a role in the premiere of William Grant Still’s ‘Troubled Island’.” “It never happened…….why?”

1 comment:

msladydeborah said...

Camilla Williams was a beautiful and talented singer. I watched a short documentary film about her career the other day and the music was so wonderful to listen to.