- Charles A. Jahant
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(b Danville, va , Oct 18, 1922; d Bloomington, IN, Jan 29, 2012). American soprano . She studied in Philadelphia and New York, and made her début in 1946 as Butterfly with New York City Opera; she remained with the company until 1954, singing Aida, Mimì and Nedda. She also appeared in Philadelphia and with other companies in the USA and Canada; her repertory included Ilia and Marguerite. In ...