Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Callas, Maria

(1923-1977), Greek soprano, born in New York of Greek parentage, moved back to Greece in 1937, studied at the Athens Conservatory, debut with Athens Royal Opera with a small role, then professional debut at Verona Festival and launching her International career, sang in Covent Garden, Chicago, La Scala, Rome, NY Met, taught at Julliard, 1971-72, retired in 1975, lived in Paris and died there in 1977.

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