Audio slideshow: Dame Joan Sutherland
Regarded as one of the finest opera singers of the 20th Century - Dame Joan Sutherland was known for her remarkable technique, and her voice of intense warmth and startling range.
Here - following the announcement of her death at the age of 83 - look back the stage presence of La Stupenda, or The Stunning One, as she was nicknamed by the Italians.Continue reading the main story
Music from Bellini's Norma and Verdi's La traviata. Photogtraphs courtesy Getty Images.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 11 October 2010.
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