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Legacy of Camilla Williams honored in Danville service

February 25, 2012

The late Camilla Ella Williams, renowned as the first black woman to sing with a major U.S. opera company, returned home to rest in Danville on Saturday.

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Unsung African American Opera Star Camilla Williams Is Silenced At The Age of 92

February 14, 2012

We still have Leontyne Price, Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Denyce Graves, and Barbara Hendricks, to name a few of the most famous African American opera divas of today, but there were great ones before these who paved the way. Before Marian Anderson there was Camilla Williams.

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