Today is the 90th Birthday of Maria Callas, the Great Voice of the 20th Century. The prima donna assoluta. ¡Happy birthday!
Maria Callas marked a before and after in the history of the opera. The way in which she performed opera revolutionized the musical landscape forever. Her magnificent voice of dramatic and colorature soprano was her weapon to sing a different roles like Norma, La Traviata, Lucia di Lammermoor, Turandot, Isolde, Tosca, La sonnambula etc…
She rediscovered also a forgotten operas like Cherubini´s Medea or Spontini´s La Vestale.
At the stage Maria Callas was a enchantress, a goddess. She was the prima donna assoluta, the absolute artist: a singer and an actress.
Maria Callas is known also as La Divina. A legend in the world of opera. She died in 1977.