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)
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Dame Joan Sutherland
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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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.
Recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004, along with Elton John
, John Williams
, Warren Beatty
, and Ossie Davis
and Ruby Dee
The Voice of the Century