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Born Seoul.

South Korean, later British, soprano.

Rosa Lee Thomas was born in Seoul, and grew up in Los Angeles. She studied music at the California State University, and began her career in Los Angeles, where her repertoire ranged through Mozart (Susanna), Donizetti (Adina), Verdi (Gilda), Gounod (Juliette), Massenet (Manon). and Puccini (Mimì).

Her first appearance in the UK in 2000 was in Madama Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall, a part she repeated in 2003 for her debut at the Odessa Opera House. Her tours of the UK with Opera International have since included performances as Violetta, Liù, Butterfly and Micaëla.

She appears in Alan Parker's film The Life of David Gale, playing Turandot.

Roles in Scotland

Cio-Cio-San known as Madam Butterfly
Madam Butterfly 2005
Madam Butterfly 2012
Violetta Valéry a courtesan
Traviata 2005
Mimì a seamstress
Bohème 2006

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