• "I always considered Shirley Verrett to be an icon: a woman..."
    - Ollie Malone
  • "As Time rolls on we must let go of the greatest gifts given..."
    - Donald Maher
  • "First time I met SHirley Verrett was during Siege of..."
    - William Russell
  • "I saw Shirley Verrett at Covent Garden in the 1970's and..."
    - Christopher Bevan
  • "The God of all comforts. She will be miss.1:Cor:1:3,4"
    - justine

VERRETT--Shirley. The Board of Trustees, residents, alumni and staff of International House note with sorrow the passing of our illustrious alumna Shirley Verrett, a consummate artist and recipient of our Harry Edmonds Award for Lifetime Achievement. Our heartfelt condolences are extended to her family. Paul A. Volcker, Chairman Donald L. Cuneo, President

Published in The New York Times on Nov. 8, 2010
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