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R.I.P. Betty Allen

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Betty Allen, who overcame a childhood of incredible challenges to become a world-renowned mezzo-soprano and voice teacher, has died at 83. Ms. Allen was also a famed arts administrator, running the Harlem School of the Arts for 13 years. [NYT]

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RIP, Betty. What an amazing gift you left us.

Wow, celebrity deaths really do happen in three's.