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Judith Blegen

Born: 27-Apr-1941
Birthplace: Lexington, KY [1]

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Operatic soprano


[1] Born in Lexington and her family immediately moved to Missoula. Many sources incorrectly list her birthplace as Missoula. See interview with Leslie Holmes, "A Conversation with Judith Blegen", Journal of Singing, November-December 2007.

Father: Halward Martin Blegen (surgeon)
Mother: Dorothy Mae Anderson (violin teacher)
Sister: Barbara
Husband: Peter Singher (son of Martial Singher, m. 1967, div. 1975, one son)
Son: Thomas Christopher (b. 1970)
Husband: Raymond Gniewek

    High School: Missoula High School, Missoula, MT
    University:
University of Montana
    University: BA, Curtis Institute of Music (1959-64)

    New York Metropolitan Opera (1970-)
    Nuremberg Opera (1965-68)
    Norwegian Ancestry Paternal and Maternal


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