Born: May 04, 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.
1930 - Born on the 4th of May.
1950 - On the 17th of November, she received a phone call from Rudolf Bing at 3:00 am, asking her if she could sing that night.
1951 - Her sing the Queen of Night's second aria from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte with its four Fs above high C, seven times, listening from all parts of the hall to make sure she could fill the hall with sound. He scheduled her to sing the role.
1952 - She was married to the late opera singer Robert Merrill for about a month.
1953 - She even has two feature film credits Tonight We Sing in which she has few lines but sings excerpts from La traviata, Faust and even Madama Butterfly most beautifully.
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