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Joan Sutherland (I) (1926–2010)

Joan Sutherland was born on November 7, 1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Joan Alston Sutherland. She was an actress, known for Carlito's Way (1993), Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995) and Lucia di Lammermoor (1983). She was married to Richard Bonynge. She died on October 10, 2010 in Montreux, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1990 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
Party's Guest singer
 1988 Maria Stuarda (TV Movie)
Maria Stuarda (voice)
 1988 The Merry Widow (TV Movie)
Hanna Glawari
 1986 Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
Lucia
 1986 The Daughter of the Regiment (TV Movie)
Marie
 1984 Anna Bolena (TV Movie)
Anna Bolena
 1984 Dialogues of the Carmelites (TV Movie)
Madame Lidoine
 1983 Il trovatore (TV Movie)
 1983/I Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
Lucia
 1981 Great Performances (TV Series)
Norma
- Norma (1981) ... Norma
 1980 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie)
Lucrezia Borgia
 1978 Norma (TV Movie)
Norma
 1977 Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
Lucia
 1977 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie)
Lucrezia
 1976 I puritani (TV Movie)
Elvira
 1976 Lakmé (TV Movie)
Lakmé
 1963 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series)
Guest Opera Vocalist
- The Art of the Prima Donna (1963) ... Guest Opera Vocalist
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Her stage roles include: title role in the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor", by Salvatore Cammarano after the novel by Sir Walter Scott , music by Gaetano Donizetti (Royal Opera House, London, 1959) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Joan Sutherland

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favorites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the O.M. (Order of Merit of the British Empire) on November 29, 1991 for her services to the performing arts. See more »

Nickname:

La Prima Donna Absoluta See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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