Reri Grist (February is an American coloratura soprano, one of the pioneer African-American singers to enjoy a major international career in opera. A little known fact: Reri was in the original cast of "West Side Story" on Broadway.
Reri Grist, a coloratura. She found fame in Europe before opera was as accepting to African American singers in the US. Also, on the original cast recording for dream sequence Maria in West Side Story. She still lives in Austria, born
A lyric coloratura soprano is foremost a coloratura soprano which means that her range extends to the sixth octave where here voice resonates bright and.
Maria Barrientos (1883 - 1946) Spanish Coloratura Soprano
Catterino Cavos(*1775+1840 Petersburg)Venetian composer+conductor 40 years important in Russian opera.Wife Camilla Baglioni(1773-1832)coloratura soprano+3×sisters+2×brothers singers,most successful Antonio(1787-96)leading tenor.SonAlberto(1800-63)known architect theatres Mariinsky+Bolshoi,his daughter Camilla married Nicholas Benois, prominent Russian architect+ became matriarch of artist family