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Mr. George Irving Shirley

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Stafford Co. Potters Gilder

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Stafford Co. Potters Gilder

Background Information

Employment History

People Incorporated

Teacher

University of Maryland

Affiliations

Member
State Bar Association

Professor Emeritus
University of Michigan

Professor Emeritus
U-M School of Music , Theatre

Professor Emeritus
University of MI

Board Member
The Voice Foundation

Member
National Association of Teachers of Singing Inc

Professor Emeritus
U of Michigan

Advisory Board Member
Nickel City Opera

Member
Omicron Delta Kappa

Member
alpha phi alpha fraternity

Member
Pi Kappa Lambda

Member
The American Academy of Teachers of Singing Inc

Board Member
William Matheus Sullivan Foundation

Secretary
Saint Margaret Rochester

Member
Shirley Association

Chipola Voice Professor
Metropolitan Opera Company

African-American Member
U.S. Army Chorus

Position, Board
The Santa Fe Opera Inc

Senior Fellow
University of Michigan Society of Fellows

Founding Member
Scottish Library Association

Secretary
The Antiquarian Society Limited

Position, Boards of Directors
National Opera Association

Board Member
University of Michigan Musical Society

Executive Board
Horace H. Rackham Graduate School of the University of Michigan

Board Member
Sullivan Foundation

Founder
Drummond & Shirley Australia Pty

Founder
Opera Ebony

Member
Asian Youth Festival

Member
Methodist church

Education

Hart Hall

B.S.

Master Teachers

Colorado State University

Master of Music degree

Manhattan School

Musical Master Class

bachelor's degree

music education

Wayne State University

bachelors degree

Heriot's School , Edinburgh

degree of LL.B. Opening

University of West Virginia

honorary degrees

Lake Forest College

honorary degrees

Montclair State College

honorary degrees

Wilberforce University

Web References (191 Total References)


Shirley Association Genealogical Research Website

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2(v). George Lee Shirley born 1873 in Stony Fork, Watauga Co, NC


Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia - 2012 Signature Sinfonians

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George Irving Shirley, Gamma Omicron (Wayne State) 1953 George Shirley is a Grammy award winning, internationally acclaimed singer and lecturer. After teaching in the Detroit Public School System early in his career, he became the first African-American singer in the United States Army Chorus. After being discharged, he began a career with the Metropolitan Opera in New York, where he was the first ever African-American tenor to sing for the Met. He also toured with several other internationally acclaimed opera houses. His performance and recording career has spanned the globe, and included his 1968 Grammy award for his role (Ferrando) in the RCA recording of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte. Shirley currently holds the title of Joseph Edgar Maddy Distinguished University Professor of Music at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.


Shirley Association Genealogical Research Website

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George Orton Shirley was the son of Louisa Hillman and William Shirley, a commission agent.

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George Shirley b. 1854 (27yrs), Burslem, Stafford Co., Potters Gilder, visitor at John Smith Mandley’s, 8 Shaw St., Burslem
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Emma Louisa Adams, nee Shirley, mentioned in the note under George Orton Shirley, was my paternal grandmother.


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