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Mattiwilda Dobbs discusses her career as coloratura soprano opera singer

BROADCAST: Mar. 14, 1975 | DURATION: 00:25:52

Synopsis

Studs interview with Mattiwilda Dobbs, first female and black to perform at La Scala. Dobbs describes her musical beginning as a child within a musical family in Atlanta, Georgia. She explains her training and professional background with various opera houses and theaters. The musical pieces are removed from this edited version of the original recording.