Gertrude Gibson



Competition Winner

Gertrude Gibson, soprano, graduated from the Juilliard School of Music. While at Juilliard she performed in several of its operatic productions and later had a leading role in the Chautauqua Opera Company.

Ms. Gibson won the Naumburg Award in 1939 and gave her New York debut in Town Hall on January 9, 1940.

Excerpt from The New York Times, January 10, 1940

Gertrude Gibson Has Debut

"Miss Gibson has a light voice of attractive clarity and smoothness... the pervasive intelligence of her singing and the potentialities of the voice seem to auger progress both in technique and musicianship." G.G.


1939 Naumburg Competition

First Prize

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