Death of Margaret Juntwait

June 3, 2015
New York, New York

Voice of the Met opera broadcasts dies
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By VERENA DOBNIK, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Margaret Juntwait, an American radio broadcaster whose mellifluous voice reached more than 8 million fans worldwide in live Saturday broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera stage, died Wednesday. She was 58.

Juntwait died in New York City after a decade-long battle with ovarian cancer, said Met spokesman Sam Neuman.

Until Dec. 31, her last broadcast, her home studio was nestled behind the Met's Family Circle...

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