Barbara Smith Conrad
 


 

Age: 79



Summary:
mezzo-soprano opera singer who was ordered dropped from a leading role in a student-produced opera at the University of Texas in 1957 because she was black and later enjoyed a long operatic career appearing at major opera houses around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera in New York and performing in concert with leading symphony orchestras.




Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease



Born: August 11, 1937


 
Died: May 22, 2017



Location:
Edison, New Jersey