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Muriel Rahn was an actress and singer on and off Broadway in the mid-twentieth century. Even though she was more well-known for her Broadway performances, she was also an operatic singer. In 1942, she was the first African American singer to perform in Ca
Muriel Rahn as Carmen Jones
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