Maria Ewing

Maria Louise Ewing (March 27, 1950 – January 9, 2022) was an American opera singer. In the first half of her career she performed as a lyric mezzo-soprano, but she later assumed full soprano parts. Her signature roles were Blanche, Carmen, Dorabella, Rosina and Salome. She was regarded as one of the most compelling singing actresses of her generation.[1]

Maria Ewing
Ewing in 1968
Born(1950-03-27)March 27, 1950
DiedJanuary 9, 2022(2022-01-09) (aged 71)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Alma materCleveland Institute of Music
OccupationOpera singer
Spouse(s)
(m. 1982; div. 1990)
ChildrenRebecca Hall
RelativesBazabeel Norman (great-great-great grandfather)

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