Leontyne Price Mary (born February 10, 1927) is an American soprano who rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s. She was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera.
Spot On - Graham’s father was a Member of Parliament and a wine trader for the first 33 years of Graham’s life, so you could say that politics and wine are in his blood! “We invited Graham to speak and to run a blind tasting competition at our annual customer summer bash, and he was by general acclaim the star of the show.
"I had trouble sleeping the whole time I was doing 12 Years a Slave, but that night, I got even less sleep. But it occurred to me while I was weeping in the night that my discomfort was temporary and Patsy’s wasn’t and it still makes me cry. I had been given this privilege to bring her back to life and it just quieted my soul and prepared me for the next day’s work.” — Lupita Nyong’o [x]