Call Me Debbie: True Confessions of a Down-to-Earth Diva

Deborah Voigt

Internationally liked opera celebrity Deborah Voigt recounts her harrowing and eventually profitable deepest battles to beat the addictions and self-destructive traits that almost destroyed her life.

Call Me Debbie is without doubt one of the so much electrifying performances of Deborah Voigt’s lifestyles. The brilliantly talented opera soprano takes us in the back of the velvet curtains to inform her compelling story—a story of good fortune, dependancy, tune, and religion as dramatic as any position she has played. For the 1st time, she talks concerning the occasions that resulted in her harmful gastric skip surgical procedure in 2004 and its surprising aftermath: her large weight reduction coupled with the “cross dependancy” that ended in serious alcoholism, scary all-night blackouts, and suicide makes an attempt. finally, Voigt emerged from the darkness to accomplish entire sobriety, because of a twelve-step software and a recommitment to her Christian faith.

Colored via hilarious anecdotes and juicy gossip that light up what rather is going on behind the curtain, Voigt paints diverting photographs of the artists with whom she’s labored, her such a lot memorable moments onstage, and her secrets and techniques to nice making a song. She additionally bargains attention-grabbing perception into the jobs she’s performed and the characters she loves, together with Strauss’s Ariadne and Salome, Puccini’s Minnie, and Wagner’s Sieglinde, Isolde, and Brünnhilde, sharing her extreme training for enjoying them.

Filled with 8 pages of colour photographs, Call Me Debbie is an inspirational tale that provides a distinct check out the lifetime of a contemporary artist and a awesome woman.

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