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Name: Phyllis Curtin  
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Date of Birth: 3rd December 1921
Place of Birth: Clarksburg, West Virginia
Profession: Singer
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Phyllis Curtin (born December 3, 1921) is an American soprano.

She was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia and studied at Wellesley College.

Ms. Curtin made her operatic debut as Lisa in The Queen of Spades with the New England Opera in 1946. She became a star of the New York City Opera and made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1961.

She was known for her creation of new roles and for her dedication to song recitals. She taught at Yale University and Boston University.

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