Joyce DiDonato

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Birthday
13, 1969
Birthplace
Kansas
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Kansas

About

American mezzo-soprano who has performed with some of the world's most renowned opera companies, including the New York City Opera and Orchestre National de France. She was awarded the Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her album Diva Divo in 2012.

Before Fame

She studied vocal music education at Wichita State University. She was inspired to pursue a career in opera singing after seeing a performance of Don Giovanni on PBS.

Trivia

She sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 7 of the 2014 World Series in Kansas City.

Family Life

She married opera conductor Leonardo Vordoni.

Associated With

She performed in Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang's Modern Painters in 1994.