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Name: Sumi Jo  
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Date of Birth: 22nd November 1962
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Profession: Actress
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Sumi Jo is an operatic soprano. She was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1962. She graduated from Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome after 3 years of study in keyboard and vocal music. Then she soon came to the attention of Herbert von Karajan, for whom she sang the role of Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera, as a result of an audition in 1988. Since then, she has performed all the great coloratura roles such as Queen of the Night, Lucia, Zerbinetta, Fiorilla, Amina, etc. at the world's major opera houses, under conductors like Sir Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta, Alfred Kraus, Lorin Maazel, and Richard Bonynge.

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