( b. Aug 30, 1922 Bronx, New York, USA - d. Aug 08, 2013 New York, New York, USA ) Female
Resnik started her career as a soprano before switching to mezzo roles in the mid-1950s, was long known for her vibrant upper register and subtle acting skills. She sang nearly 80 roles by one account, and had a 30-year career at the Metropolitan Opera.
After her retirement from the opera stage Resnik appeared in musical comedy, including a 1987 Broadway revival of Cabaret, which earned her a Tony nomination, and A Little Night Music at Lincoln Center, which brought her a Drama Desk nomination in 1991.
Source: WQXR obituary