Rus News Journal

opera singer Camilla Williams

Moscow, 31 janv - News Has died known afroamerikanskaja. Afroamerikansky opera singer Camilla Williams has died in the USA on 93 - m to year of life, informs on Tuesday agency Assoshiejted the Press.

Williams has died on Sunday in the house in the city of Bloomington, the State of Indiana. A cause of death of a steel of complication from oncological disease, the representative of the singer has informed.

Sopranos Williams have heard for the first time on an opera scene in 1946 in New York. The singer has found a world fame, having performed the main part in George Gershwin`s opera " porgi and Bess " which record left in 1951.

In April, 1954 Williams became the first afroamerikanskoj the singer who acted in the Viennese state opera. In 1963 her have invited to sing at evening in the White house. Williams went on tour in the countries of Asia, Africa and Europe.

In 1997 Williams became the professor on a vocal in conservatory of Indiana known as Music school Dzhejkobsa.