Virginia Starr: 1927-2014


Virginia Starr, a noted voice teacher and a retired music professor at Bowling Green State University who performed in opera houses across Europe and the United States, died Tuesday in the Manor at Perrysburg. She was 87

Miss Starr retired in 1998 as a professor of music performance studies. She arrived in 1968, and at a concert to showcase new music faculty she performed the aria, “Sempre Libera,” from La Traviata, complete with high E-flat, said Richard Mathey, another 1968 hire.

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