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Margaret Carson

Born: Jul 11, 1911

Birthplace: Salt Lake City

Nationality: United States

Margaret Carson

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1911
Birth Place : Salt Lake City

Margaret Carson was an American publicist who was highly influential within the classical music world. She was a publicist for many important artists during her lengthy career, most notably working closely for several decades with Leonard Bernstein. She also notably served as the Metropolitan Opera's press director during the tenure of Edward Johnson and into the early portion of Rudolf Bing's career at the Met. The New York Times stated that, Carson was "widely regarded as the leading lady of classical music publicists in New York, who guided a generation of singers through the Metropolitan Opera and shepherded the career of Leonard Bernstein."


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