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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), Spectre (2015) and Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995). She was married to Richard Bonynge. She died on October 10, 2010 in Montreux, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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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)
 1986 The Daughter of the Regiment (TV Movie)
 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)
 1981 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Norma (1981) ... Norma
 1980 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie)
Lucrezia Borgia
 1978 Norma (TV Movie)
 1977 Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
 1977 Lucrezia Borgia (TV Movie)
 1976 I puritani (TV Movie)
 1976 Lakmé (TV Movie)
 1963 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series)
Guest Opera Vocalist
- The Art of the Prima Donna (1963) ... Guest Opera Vocalist
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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 »

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2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »

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Dame Joan Sutherland


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I'm somewhat horrified because I don't think the young people today even know what history is. Some of them don't' even study History at school anymore or Geography and they don't know where one place is from another. See more »


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