Anne Midgette


Anne Midgette is an American journalist and classical music critic. After graduating from Yale University she lived in Munich, Germany reviewing opera, music, and art throughout Europe for the Wall Street Journal, Opera News, and other publications. When she returned to the United States she became the first woman to review classical music for the New York Times. Midgette has coauthored two biographies: The King and I (2004), about Breslin’s experience managing the tenor Luciano Pavarotti, and My Nine Lives (2010), on the life of the pianist Leon Fleisher.