Tuesday, January 24, 2012

RIP Rita Gorr

Belgian mezzo-soprano Rita Gorr (b. 1926) left us on January 22. I am sad I never featured her on these pages. Here is her Wikipedia bio.

There aren't many video clips available. Here is excellent audio from 1962:


This is from the Aida recording with Leontyne Price and John Vickers (1988, cond. Solti):


1991 appearance on French TV (pretty damned good for 65 years of age):

1 comment:

music and meditation said...

Great music.rest in peace..