Celebrating the Talent, Recognizing the Voice: Judy Kuhn

February 4, 2015 9:48 PM

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Celebrating the Talent, Recognizing the Voice: Judy Kuhn

Before Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn was the voice exciting audiences on Broadway and beyond. The 56-year-old star originated the roles of Cosette and Florence in Les Miserables and Chess, respectively, two musicals that resonated with fans well beyond the confines of the Great White Way. Then there were her celebrated turns in Sunset Boulevard, She Loves Me and Rags.

If these don't ring a bell, let me paint you a picture -- or, rather, an illustrated character that is now a cherished part of the Disney legacy. As the singing voice of Pocahontas, Kuhn crooned the iconic tunes "Colors of the Wind," and "Just Around the Riverbend," which were penned by Alan Menken ...

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