And her face and her voice are known around the world.
She's performed for Kings, Queens and Presidents. But this week, Jessye Norman is back in her hometown of Augusta to sing for something she considers equally important- a local school.
Of course, folks across the Augusta-area watched the memorial service too. We didn't find any big organized viewing parties, but we found lots of people gathering around a tv here or there around town.
A free grilled-chicken meal promotion touted by the talk show host has caused such a frenzy that some stores ran out and the Louisville-based chicken chain is asking customers to take a rain check for the new product.