Today in History–February 10–the Library of Congress features singer Leontyne Price, born on this date in 1927. This opera star earned 18 Grammy awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Learn more about Price by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access primary sources about opera from across the Library.
Leontyne Price Born from America’s Library
#Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890–1955 online exhibition
Justice (streaming video of opera performance)
- Featured Source: L’Africana – L’Africaine Opera guided primary source analysis activities
- Today in History: Marian Anderson
- Today in History: Victor Herbert
- Today in History: Lillian Russell