After fights with her brother over the piano, Kathleenâ€™s mother got her harp lessons at the age of six. Marcel Grandjany, Julliard Professor, inspired her with his artistry and teaching. She loves animals, antiques, and walks with her husband. Advice to young musicians: Donâ€™t try to do everything right away.
One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world.