donjuansrecklessdaughter:

British operatic contralto Kathleen Ferrier. What a gift.

operapics:

Gwyneth Jones as Salome

donjuansrecklessdaughter:

The great Rosa Ponselle (right) and Marion Telva as Norma and Adalgisa in Belinni’s Norma. 

Photo by Herman Mishkin.

callasassoluta:

“I always thought she was immortal… and she is!” ~ Tito Gobbi

Callas, La Divina →  December 2, 1923 ~ September 16, 1977

callasassoluta:

Anna Bolena, 1957.

callasassoluta:

Maria Callas with Leonard Bernstein during the rehearsals of Medea in 1953.

callasassoluta:

Mefistofele, 1954.

callasassoluta:

Paris, 1968.

callasassoluta:

Hamburg, 1959.

callasassoluta:

Press conference about the ‘Rome Walkout’ (Rome, 1958).

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