One of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York, among the longest such associations between a singer and a company in opera. She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1998.
VIDEO: The outstanding American soprano Roberta Peters (Bronx born, Roberta Peterman) in a series of clips from some of her most memorable operatic performances.
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