Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Enduringly Dramatic Italian Soprano Magda Olivero Dies At 104
I first heard Olivero almost three decades ago on one of her hard-to-get bootlegged live recordings, and I immediately fell for her unique sound.
But don't take my word for it. Renée Fleming, one of today's reigning divas, is so crazy about Olivero that she made a pilgrimage to Milan to see her when the older soprano was a spry 94. watch/listen/read