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Documenting Jessye Norman’s “Sacred Ellington” Concerts

Posted by: Morgen Stevens-Garmon

The following is a guest post from Jessica Grimmer, Ph.D., an MLIS student at the University of Maryland completing her field study at the Library of Congress as a member of a team processing the Jessye Norman Papers.  In her 2014 memoir, Stand Up Straight and Sing, American opera star Jessye Norman recounts a chance …