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11 Oct 2010

Dame Joan Sutherland, Diva Who Sang Mad Lucia, Dies in Switzerland at 83

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-10-11/dame-joan-sutherland-diva-who-sang-mad-lucia-dies-in-switzerland-at-83.html

By Manuela Hoelterhoff [Bloomberg.com, 11 October 2010]

Joan Sutherland, a large-boned, helmet-haired, high-singing Australian soprano with a perfect trill died at age 83 in Switzerland, her refuge after decades of singing unhinged maidens, enraged priestesses, and happy-go- lucky waifs.

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