Joan Sutherland

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Noun1.Joan Sutherland - Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)Joan Sutherland - Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)
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in the world of opera was known as La Stupenda? WHAT...
Ora, per i nostri due amici, si trattava solo di poter raggiungere l'albergo che era stato prenotato: la stupenda Villa Igea, classica, romantica, accogliente, con un giardino importante e con raffinati aifreschi nelle tante sale e interessanti quadri oltre che nelle sale anche nelle eleganti suites cariche di tanti ricordi del passato storico di quella villa.
(15) Pero a diferencia del cosmopolitismo frances, que parecia orientarnos hacia un contexto mas bien metafisico, en la edicion italiana este adquiere un matiz orientado hacia la diversidad cultural, lo cual se vuelve a relacionar con el aspecto primitivista del cuadro de Klee: "Guerrieri longobardi, indios, mercanti levantini, gauchos mistici, ebrei orientali o del Sud-America, filosofi musulmani, re arabi, maghi aztechi, sapienti indiani, spioni cinesi, oscuri letterati simbolisti, conspiratori irlandesi, misteriosi avventurieri, la fauna umana piU bizzarra ed eteroclita affolla la stupenda Buenos Aires di Borges".
The late Dame Joan, or "La Stupenda" as she was known, was patron of the Cardiff Singer of the World competition, helping it to achieve international acclaim and significance.
Which Australian-born opera singer was given the title 'La Stupenda'?
The Australian-born opera great was known as La Stupenda (Stupendous One) for nearly all of her career over four decades, from the 50s to the 80s.