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 (kăl′əs, kä′ləs), Maria Originally Maria Anna Sophia Cecilia Kalogeropoulos. 1923-1977.
American soprano known for her technical capacity and dramatic intensity. Among her notable operatic roles was the title role in Bellini's Norma.
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(Biography) Maria, real name Maria Anna Cecilia Kalageropoulos. 1923–77, Greek operatic soprano, born in the US
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(ˈkæl əs)

Maria Meneghini, 1923–77, U.S. operatic soprano.
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fifty-six linear feet) of material, the sub-collection provides abundant and detailed documentation of the life and work of Maria Callas, the internationally acclaimed operatic soprano.
The city noted that Callas already has a nearby avenue named after her and that the city wants to honour Diana for her humanitarian work.
Grammatikopoulos interprets the role of a scene director who is in research of Callas' life and art and Makariou performs next to him the most distinguished arias that made Maria Callas the Diva Assoluta.
K introduces opera to the class with Maria Callas's "Una voce poco fa," most of the kids hate it, but Charlie has a different experience.
Assuming that we hear back from Opportunity, we will begin the process of discerning its status and bringing it back online," commented Callas.
'We've reached lots of milestones, and this is one more,' Callas said, 'but more important than the numbers are the exploration and the scientific discoveries.'
In Bywyd gyda'r Signora/ Life with the Signora, Williams-King - who has sung many of Callas' operatic roles all over the world - shares the stage with former Covent Garden singer and vocal coach Marian Bryfdir as Bruna Lupoli, her maid, housekeeper and companion for nearly 20 years.
Callas had worked at Apple in the 1990s and again between 2009 and 2011, when he designed an encryption system to protect data stored on a Macintosh computer.
These gorgeous tuberous perennials - known commonly as calla or arum lily - will merrily flower throughout the summer.
''Germans have always been particularly attuned to security and privacy concerns,'' Callas said.
Washington, June 20 ( ANI ): Meryl Streep has just been cast as opera legend Maria Callas in a film version of Terrence McNally's Tony-winning play, 'Master Class' for HBO.