Magda Olivero

  • magda olivero
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    born
    maria maddalena olivero

    (1910-03-25)25 march 1910
    saluzzo, piedmont, italy
    died8 september 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 104)
    milan, italy
    occupationopera singer (soprano)
    years active1932–1981

    magda olivero, née maria maddalena olivero (25 march 1910 – 8 september 2014), was an italian operatic soprano. her career started in 1932 when she was 22, and spanned five decades establishing her "as an important link between the era of the verismo composers and the modern opera stage".[1] she has been regarded as "one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century".[2]

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Magda Olivero
Magda Olivero.jpg
Born
Maria Maddalena Olivero

(1910-03-25)25 March 1910
Died8 September 2014(2014-09-08) (aged 104)
Milan, Italy
OccupationOpera singer (soprano)
Years active1932–1981

Magda Olivero, née Maria Maddalena Olivero (25 March 1910 – 8 September 2014), was an Italian operatic soprano. Her career started in 1932 when she was 22, and spanned five decades establishing her "as an important link between the era of the verismo composers and the modern opera stage".[1] She has been regarded as "one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century".[2]