Growing up as an African American in segregated Arkansas in the 1950s, Barbara Hendricks witnessed firsthand the painful struggle for civil rights. After graduation from the Juilliard School of Music, Hendricks immediately won a number of important international prizes, and began performing in recitals and operas throughout the world. A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, she is as devoted to humanitarian work as she is to her music. Always the anti -diva, Hendricks is a down-to-earth ...

Lifting My Voice 2014, Chicago Review Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9781613748527