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Article Published: 27 Jan 2023

My First Opera: Dame Zandra Rhodes

Dame Zandra Rhodes is a decorated English designer whose colorful career spans more than five decades. She’s created garments for the likes of Diana, Princess of Wales, Freddie Mercury, Barbra Streisand, and more. Rhodes left her signature stamp on high fashion and interior design and turned to the world of opera in 2001 before founding the Fashion and Textile Museum in London in 2003.

This article was published in the Winter 2023 issue of Opera America Magazine.

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