Kristine Jepson


Age: 54

mezzo-soprano opera singer who had an international career and went on to appear in over 25 performances at opera houses across Europe and the United States including the Royal Opera House, the Metropolitan Opera and the San Francisco Opera, who was also well-known for her work in contemporary opera and appeared in the first performances of John Adams's Doctor Atomic at the San Francisco Opera premiering the role of Kitty Oppenheimer, but who replaced Susan Graham in the role of Sister Helen Prejean in the debut run of Dead Man Walking with the San Francisco Opera.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: July 20, 1962

Died: April 21, 2017

New York City, New York