Patrice Munsel

Munsel in 1962.

Patrice Munsel (May 14, 1925 – August 4, 2016) was an American coloratura soprano. She was the youngest singer who ever starred at the Metropolitan Opera. She was sometimes called "Princess Pat".

Munsel was born in Spokane, Washington on May 14, 1925.[1] She died on August 4, 2016 in Schroon Lake, New York, aged 91.


  1. The Dictionary of Opera, Charles Osborne, Macdonald & Co., London, England ISBN 0-356-09700-5

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