Simon Estes

Simon Estes

Estes was born in Centerville, Iowa, USA. Son of Ruth Jeter and the grandson of a slave sold at auction for $500, to become one of the world's most accomplished African-American opera singers, paving the way for other African Americans in the classical music world. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Simon Estes has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Public Affairs Event. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 770 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1980 - Present Singer Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner

    Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner

    Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a fundraising dinner held by the Iowa Democratic Party. House Speaker Pelosi…

  • <em>King!</em> Musical

    King! Musical

    As part of the pre-inaugural activities on the Mall, King!, with lyrics by Maya Angelou and featuring Simon Estes in the title…

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