Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Born: 17th July 1960, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Dawn Upshaw is an American soprano. She is the recipient of several Grammy Awards and has released a number of Edison Prize-winning discs; she performs both opera and art song, and her repertoire spans Baroque to contemporary. Many composers, including Henri Dutilleux, Osvaldo Golijov, John Harbison, Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Adams, and Kaija Saariaho, have written for her.