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Ewing, Maria (Louise)locked

  • Elizabeth Forbes,
  • Alan Blyth
  •  and Meredith Eliassen


(b Detroit, MI, March 27, 1950). American mezzo-soprano and later soprano. Of Dutch, Sioux, Scottish, and African American ancestry, she studied at the Cleveland Institute (1968–70) with Eleanor Steber, and later with Jennie Tourel and O.G. Marzolla. While still a student, Ewing came to the attention of James Levine, which led to a dramatic debut under his direction at the Ravinia Festival in ...

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