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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 Spectre (2015), Carlito's Way (1993) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977). 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. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Spectre Soundtrack
(2015)
Carlito's Way Soundtrack
(1993)
The Metropolitan Opera Presents Donna Anna / Gilda / Lucia / Violetta
(1978-1987)
Two Lovers Soundtrack
(2008)

Filmography

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 1995 Dad and Dave: On Our Selection
Mother Rudd
 1990 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
Party's Guest singer
 1990 Les huguenots (TV Movie)
Marguerite de Valois
 1988 Maria Stuarda (TV Movie)
Maria Stuarda (voice)
 1988 The Merry Widow (TV Movie)
Anna Glawari
 1978-1987 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Violetta / Lucia / Gilda / ...
- An Evening with Joan Sutherland & Luciano Pavarotti (1987) ... Violetta / Lucia / Gilda
- Don Giovanni (1978) ... Donna Anna
 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
 1984 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie)
Adriana Lecouvreur
 1983/I Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
Lucia
 1983 Il Trovatore (TV Movie)
Leonora
 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
 1961-1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Opera Singer / Opera soprano
- Episode #15.35 (1962) ... Opera Singer
- Episode #15.12 (1961) ... Opera soprano
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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 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she was a great singer herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to her sing and imitate her. See more »

Trivia:

Her husband, Richard Bonynge, is an Orchestral Conductor. See more »

Nickname:

The Voice of the Century See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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