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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

SPOTLIGHT: Marjorie Vincent, "Fantasie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin , Miss America 1991 Talent Competition

Marjorie's piano rendition of this Chopin masterpiece went down as one of the most brilliant talent performances in Miss America history. She also looked incredible! Marjorie Vincent was crowned Miss America this year making her the fourth african-american woman to hold the title. The complete list of Black title holders is as follows:

Vanessa Williams, 1984
Suzette Charles ,1984
Debbye Turner, 1990
Marjorie Vincent, 1991
Kimberly Aiken , 1993
Erica Harold, 2003
Erica Dunlap, 2004

2 comments:

Kieya said...

That was amazing, I got goosebumps; I'm a fan of Chopin & she did an amazing job. Plus she looked beautiful as she did it :-)

Ike said...

yes, not only was that a brilliant rendition, but that outfit was out of this world!!!