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Marni Nixon (1930-2016) was a versatile American soprano who had a lengthy career performing in the worlds of musical theater, opera, popular song, and concert music. She was well known for her work as a "ghost singer" in several major film musicals of the 1950s and 1960s, performing the singing parts in The King and I, West Side Story, and My Fair Lady. In 2012 the Peabody Institute awarded her the George Peabody Medal for her contributions to American music. The Marni Nixon Collection contains concert programs, clippings, photographs, and other items related to her career.

 
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