Friday, June 18, 2010

Contralto Maureen Forrester Dies at 79

Canadian Contralto Maureen Forrester died on Wednesday. She was 79. Maureen made her San Diego Opera debut as the Witch in 1984's Hansel and Gretel and returned in 1990 as Mme. de Croissy in Dialogues of the Carmelites.

She had suffered dementia in recent years and died peacefully according to her daughter.

You can read her full obituary here.

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