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    Soprano Joan Sutherland Died

    I didn't see this posted:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/12/ar...utherland.html

    Whether she was your favorite or not; certainly one of the greatest voices.
    So many of her associates are a part of the "heavenly choir". now.
    Last edited by skatesindreams; 10-11-2010 at 06:29 PM.

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    R.I.P. dear lady and thanks for the memories.

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    I didn't realize that she was in her 80's! R.I.P. "La Stupenda" -- your voice is/was unforgettable.

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    Very sad to hear this news.

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    Very sad to hear this. I just watched the news and it wasn't mentioned at all. She was never my favourite actress within the opera world, but the incredible virtuosity of her technique should never be forgotten.

    R.I.P.

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    Dame Joan Sutherland Dies Age 83

    To think that fun is simple fun, while earnest things are earnest, proves all too plain that neither one thou truthfully discernest.

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    Sad to hear this news. She was an incredible talent.

    RIP

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    Quote Originally Posted by kittyjake5 View Post
    Sad to hear this news. She was an incredible talent.

    RIP
    A glorious talent with a wonderfully down-to-earth opinion of herself.

    Condolences to Sir Richard Bonynge and the rest of her family.
    "Skating fans are not a patient bunch." Dragonlady

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    Quote Originally Posted by floskate View Post
    Very sad to hear this. I just watched the news and it wasn't mentioned at all. She was never my favourite actress within the opera world, but the incredible virtuosity of her technique should never be forgotten.

    R.I.P.
    There is another thread for "La Stupenda" in addition to this one.

    I admired her brilliant artistry and her humor, although Leontyne Price's voice has been my favorite for many years.

    She and Sir Richard Bonynge were so very fortunate to be such a close-knit team professionally and personally through the majority of their careers.
    "Skating fans are not a patient bunch." Dragonlady

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    Deeply saddened to hear this. One of the greatest artists of all time.

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    Another great voice silenced. RIP, Dame Joan.

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    What a glorious voice. I will miss her!

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    My absolute favorite, hands down. So gutted by this.

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    RIP dear lady, and thank you for sharing your gift.

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    May she rest in peace, singing with the angels.

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