Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman (HM6GM)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 28.728', W 81° 57.962'

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International Opera Star and Humanitarian

Riverwalk Amphitheater and Plaza named in honorof Jessye Norman, internationally acclaimed opera star,born in Augusta, Georgia, September 15, 1945. Miss Norman began singing at Mounty Calvary Baptist Church, 1260 Wrightsboro Road. She attended C.T. Walker Elementary School and A.R. Johnson Junior High School. After graduating from Lucy C. Laney High School, Miss Norman pursued vocal training, earning her Bachelor's Degree from Howard University and her Master's Degree from the University of Michigan. Her considerable talents were further developed at several European opera houses and concert halls until she achieved world prominence making her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1983. Miss Norman has long occupied a unique and preeminent place in the realm of opera, celebrated universally and in her own "hometown".

Miss Norman, also known as a benefactor of numerouscauses and organizations both artistic and humanitarian, will always be cherished as a true daughter of Augusta, Georgia.
HM NumberHM6GM
Placed ByCity of Augusta
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410246 N 3704786
Decimal Degrees33.47880000, -81.96603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.728', W 81° 57.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 43.68" N, 81° 57' 57.72" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 James Brown Blvd, Augusta GA 30901, US
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