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Beverly Sills

Born Belle Miriam Silverman in 1929 in Brooklyn to immigrant parents she acquired the nickname “Bubbles” as a child. Its shadow stayed with her as a friendly reminder of her early days. She started singing when she was three and began vocal lessons at seven. She adopted her professional name Beverly Sills at nine. She…

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Joan Sutherland’s Birthday

November 7 was the 86th anniversary of the birth of one opera’s greatest stars – Joan Sutherland. below are four photographs of the late diva taken by Robert Cahen.

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