Love, Shirley, American mezzo-soprano; b. Detroit, Jan. 6, 1940. She studied voice in Detroit with Avery Crew and in N.Y. with Marinka Gurewich and Margaret Harshaw, then sang with the Baltimore Opera (1962). She first appeared in a minor role at the Metropolitan Opera in N.Y. on Nov. 30, 1963; subsequently gained experience as a singer with other American opera companies; returned to the Metropolitan in 1970, remaining on its roster until 1984. She also appeared in opera in Europe, sang in concerts with major American orchs., gave recitals, and appeared in musical comedies. Her operatic repertoire included more than 100 roles.
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