A report on Joan Sutherland

Sutherland in 1975
Sutherland in 1962
Joan Sutherland in 1990

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano known for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.

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Sutherland in 1975

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Norma Major

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English philanthropist who is the wife of former British prime minister Sir John Major.

English philanthropist who is the wife of former British prime minister Sir John Major.

She kept a low profile during her husband's premiership (1990–1997), doing charity work and writing two books, Joan Sutherland: The Authorised Biography (1994) and Chequers: The Prime Minister's Country House and its History (1997).

Joseph Rouleau

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French Canadian bass opera singer, particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoires.

French Canadian bass opera singer, particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoires.

His Count Rodolfo in Bellini's La Sonnambula in 1960 with Joan Sutherland, led to a collaboration with the soprano which included his debut at the Paris Opéra that year as Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor and a 1965–66 Australian tour during which he won high praise particularly for his Assur in Rossini's Semiramide.

1961 Birthday Honours

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The Queen's Birthday Honours 1961 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1961 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

Joan Alston Sutherland, Singer.

Flagello as Verdi's Falstaff at the Metropolitan Opera

Ezio Flagello

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Born in New York City to Italian Americans.

Born in New York City to Italian Americans.

Flagello as Verdi's Falstaff at the Metropolitan Opera

He also recorded Handel's Alcina and Bellini's I Puritani, both opposite Joan Sutherland.

André Turp

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Canadian tenor, particularly associated with the French and Italian repertories.

Canadian tenor, particularly associated with the French and Italian repertories.

His major breakthrough came in London, at the Royal Opera House, where he made his debut on February 5, 1960, as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, opposite Joan Sutherland.

The soprano around 1950

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

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German-born Austro-British soprano.

German-born Austro-British soprano.

The soprano around 1950
Schwarzkopf as Donna Elvira in Mozart's Don Giovanni
Schwarzkopf as the Marschallin in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier
Grave in Zumikon
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Amsterdam, 1961)

Don Giovanni (Carlo Maria Giulini, Philharmonia Orchestra) (Warner Classics 1959) with Joan Sutherland as Donna Anna.

Alexander in 1960.

John Alexander (tenor)

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American operatic tenor who had a substantial career during the 1950s through the 1980s.

American operatic tenor who had a substantial career during the 1950s through the 1980s.

Alexander in 1960.

His discography includes recordings of Bellini's Norma (with Dame Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne, 1964) and Donizetti's Anna Bolena (opposite Elena Souliotis, 1968–69).

Ingvar Wixell at the 1965 Melodifestivalen with the song "Absent Friend".

Ingvar Wixell

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Swedish baritone who had an active international career in operas and concerts from 1955 to 2003.

Swedish baritone who had an active international career in operas and concerts from 1955 to 2003.

Ingvar Wixell at the 1965 Melodifestivalen with the song "Absent Friend".

Verdi, Count di Luna in Il trovatore, conducted by Richard Bonynge, 1976, with Dame Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne

Giacomo Aragall (left)

Giacomo Aragall

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Spanish operatic tenor.

Spanish operatic tenor.

Giacomo Aragall (left)

In 1974, Aragall featured in Massenet's Esclarmonde with Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge in San Francisco and resumed his role singing Rodolfo in Covent Garden in 1979.

Coward in 1972

Noël Coward

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English playwright, composer, director, actor, and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

English playwright, composer, director, actor, and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

Coward in 1972
Coward (left) with Lydia Bilbrook and Charles Hawtrey, 1911
Coward in his early teens
Coward in The Knight of the Burning Pestle in 1920
Coward with Lilian Braithwaite, his co-star in The Vortex and the mother of his close friend Joyce Carey
Coward, 1925photograph
Ivor Novello, top l., Alfred Lunt, top r., Lynn Fontanne, lower l. and Judy Campbell – stars of Coward premières of the 1920s–1940s
Coward, with Norman Hackforth at the piano, performing for sailors aboard in Ceylon, August 1944
"Dad's Renaissance": Coward's popularity surged in the 1960s; this poster features Al Hirschfeld's drawing of Coward rather than the stars of this 1968 revival.
The Noël Coward Theatre
Coward as Slightly in Peter Pan in 1913
Coward in his home in Switzerland in 1972
The Coward image: with cigarette holder in 1930
Coward in 1963

His expatriate neighbours and friends included Joan Sutherland, David Niven, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, and Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards in Switzerland and Ian Fleming and his wife Ann in Jamaica.