Birthplace: Indiana, PA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Beautiful Voice
Acclaimed as one of the world's finest lyric sopranos, both of Renée Fleming's parents were voice teachers, and talk of proper singing technique was ordinary dinner conversation. She sang in bars while attending college, was later schooled at Juilliard, has two Grammys, and she sang in Elvish on the soundtrack of the final Lord of the Rings movie, The Return of the King.
Husband: Richard Lee Ross (m. 1989, div. 2000, two daughters)
Daughter: Amelia (b. 1992)
Daughter: Sage (b. 1995)
University: BA Music Education, State University of New York at Potsdam (1981)
University: MA, Eastman School of Music (1983)
Scholar: Juilliard School (1983-87)
Grammy 1998 Best Classical Vocal Performance, "The Beautiful Voice"
Grammy 2002 Best Classical Vocal Performance, "Bel Canto"
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Margaret (30-Sep-2011) · Opera Singer
Bride of the Wind (8-Jun-2001)
Author of books:
The Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer (2004, memoir)
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