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Mary Costa

Mary Costa Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1930
Place of Birth Knoxville, Tennessee
Age 91 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Mary Costa

Mary Costa is a retired American female singer and opera actress. Her most notable film merit was the voice of Princess Aurora in Disney's 1959 animated Forest Princess, for which she was named Disney Legend in 1999. Costa is a soprano. She received the National Art Medal in 2020

Born April 5, 1930, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Alma mater Los Angeles Conservatory of Music
Occupation Opera singer, actress
Years active 1942–2000 (acting)
Notable work Voice of Aurora in Disney's Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Awards Disney Legend (1999)
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About Mary Costa

Opera singer and actress best known to most audiences as the voice of Princess Aurora in Disney's 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation in 1989.

Mary Costa before fame

She sang in Sunday schools starting at the age of six; after studying at the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music, she started working for Disney and then worked a gala concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

Achievement of Mary Costa

She sang in forty-four operas total, including Leonard Bernstein's Candide and RCA's La boheme.

Mary Costa family life

She was born an only child in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was married to Frank Tashlin from 1953 until 1966.

Associations of Mary Costa

She appeared on the talk shows of Johnny Carson, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors, and many others.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Mary Costa

  • Alumni of Glendale High School (Glendale, California)
  • Musician from Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Recipient of the United States National Medal of the Arts
  • Member of the Tennessee Democratic Party
  • Opera Sopranos of America

Latest information about Mary Costa updated on June 14 2021.