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Leontyne Price

Jessica O"Donnell

Leontyne Price

first lady of opera

by Jessica O"Donnell

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

Statementby Jessica O"Donnell
SeriesInspiring lives, Inspiring lives (Gareth Stevens Publishing)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3930.P745 O35 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574577M
ISBN 101433936283, 1433936291, 1433936305
ISBN 109781433936289, 9781433936296, 9781433936302
LC Control Number2009037278
OCLC/WorldCa436358466

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