Death of Joan Sutherland

November 7, 1926 - October 11, 2010
Geneva, Switzerland | Age 83

Australian-born soprano dies at 83
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COLLEEN BARRY, The Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) — Joan Sutherland's radiant soprano stretched effortlessly over more than three octaves, with a purity of tone that made her one of the most celebrated opera singers of all time.

Acclaimed "La Stupenda," — "the Stupendous One" — during a career spanning more than four decades, Sutherland was known in the opera world as an "anti-diva" diva whose warm vibrant sound and subtle coloring helped revitalize the school of early...

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