Betty Allen

Betty Allen

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Betty Allen (17 March 1927 in Campbell, Ohio - 22 June 2009 in Valhalla, New York) was a renowned American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an active international singing career during the 1950s through the 1970s. Allen was part of the first generation of black opera singers to achieve wide success and is viewed as part of an instrumental group of performers who helped break down the barriers of racial prejudice in the opera world.
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Betty Allen Discography

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HFSR L 165 Virgil Thomson, Lillian Fuchs, Betty Allen, Joseph Fuchs, Artur Balsam* Virgil Thomson, Lillian Fuchs, Betty Allen, Joseph Fuchs, Artur Balsam* - HiFi/Stereo Review Presents Three Works by Virgil Thomson(LP) HiFi / Stereo Review HFSR L 165 US 1965 Sell This Version
Prokofieff* - Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra, Betty Allen / The Mendelssohn Club Of Philadelphia* / Robert Page Prokofieff* - Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra, Betty Allen / The Mendelssohn Club Of Philadelphia* / Robert Page - Alexander Nevsky RCA Red Seal, RCA Red Seal US 1975 Sell This Version
9 79035-1 Virgil Thomson, Gertrude Stein - Orchestra Of Our Time*, Joel Thome, Betty Allen, Gwendolyn Bradley, William Brown (3), Clamma Dale, Benjamin Matthews, Florence Quivar, Arthur Thompson (2) Virgil Thomson, Gertrude Stein - Orchestra Of Our Time*, Joel Thome, Betty Allen, Gwendolyn Bradley, William Brown (3), Clamma Dale, Benjamin Matthews, Florence Quivar, Arthur Thompson (2) - Four Saints In Three Acts(2xLP) Nonesuch 9 79035-1 US 1982 Sell This Version
1C 037-28 599 Rossini*, Pilar Lorengar, Betty Allen, Josef Traxel, Josef Greindl, Chor Der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin, Berliner Symphoniker, Karl Forster Rossini*, Pilar Lorengar, Betty Allen, Josef Traxel, Josef Greindl, Chor Der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin, Berliner Symphoniker, Karl Forster - Stabat Mater(LP) His Master's Voice 1C 037-28 599 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
CRI 242 SD Karl Weigl - Patricia Brooks, Betty Allen, The Iowa String Quartet Karl Weigl - Patricia Brooks, Betty Allen, The Iowa String Quartet - Eight Songs With String Quartet / String Quartet No. 5(LP) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI 242 SD US Unknown Sell This Version