Warfield, William

Warfield, William (Caesar)

(1920–  ) baritone; born in Helena, Ark. He graduated from the Eastman School of Music in 1946 and in 1950 began a celebrated international career as a recitalist. Among his operatic roles was his lead in productions of Porgy and Bess during the 1950s, alongside his then-wife, soprano Leontyne Price. In 1974 he began teaching at the University of Illinois.
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