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Anne Brown

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Brown (1912-2009) was an African-American soprano who starred as "Bess" in the original Broadway production of "Porgy & Bess". She reprised the role in the 1945 film "Rhapsody in Blue" (a fictionalized biographical film about George Gershwin).

She moved to Norway in 1948 & became a Norwegian citizen.

Internet Broadway Database: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/anne-wiggins-brown-33245

IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0113039/

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