British operatic contralto Kathleen Ferrier. What a gift.
Gwyneth Jones as Salome
The great Rosa Ponselle (right) and Marion Telva as Norma and Adalgisa in Belinni’s Norma.
Photo by Herman Mishkin.
“I always thought she was immortal… and she is!” ~ Tito GobbiCallas, La Divina → December 2, 1923 ~ September 16, 1977
Anna Bolena, 1957.
Maria Callas with Leonard Bernstein during the rehearsals of Medea in 1953.
Press conference about the ‘Rome Walkout’ (Rome, 1958).