Graham, Susan

Graham, Susan,

1960–, American mezzo-soprano, b. Roswell, N. Mex. Known for her vibrant, expressive voice and her superb acting ability, she won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 1988, when she also made her debut at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis in Samuel Barber's Vanessa. She began singing at the Met in 1991; three years later she stepped into the role of Octavian in Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, which—along with Cherubino in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro—became one of her signature roles. Graham is noted for her interpretations of French music and of modern American song (e.g., Charles Ives and Ned Rorem) and opera.
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Discussing works by Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Jorie Graham, Susan Howe, and a group of poets responding to the AIDS epidemic, Ann Keniston (Associate Professor of English, University of Nevada, Reno) draws on and critically assesses trauma theory and psychoanalysis, as well as earlier discussions of witness, elegy, lyric trope and figure, postmodernism, allusion, and performance, to define the ghosts that clearly dramatize poetics of belatedness throughout the diverse poetry of post-World War II America.
Mother to Graham, Susan and Keith, grandma and great-grandma.
The ICC thanks the following people for their generous support: Ron and Gillian Graham, Susan Croker and John Hunkin, The Honourable Bill and Cathy Graham, Deanna Horton, Sarah and Tom Milroy, and Richard and Donna Ivey.
Broken hearted daughter Joyce, xx grandchildren Graham, Susan and Deborah, greatgrandchildren Gareth, Adam and Helen, greatGreatGrandchildren Dylan and Isla.
Step-Children Alf (deceased) and Dorothy, June, Peter, Tom, Jackie, Graham, Susan, David and families xxx ROLLASTON Norma Evelyn Ex Owen Owen Passed away January 12th 2010 in her 82nd year.
Carol and Harry have four grown-up children - Kevin, Graham, Susan and Kimberley.
Bridesmaids were Beverly Bates, Melissa Banks, Lauryn Bratton, Elizabeth Byrne, Colleen Graham, Susan Keith, and Deanna Wise.