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Roméo et Juliette, 'Romeo and Juliet' (1987 Remastered Version): Je veux vivre (Waltz)
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Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288, Act 1 Scene 6: "Printemps qui commence" (Dalila)
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Mignon (1987 Remastered Version): Ah, pour ce soir...Je suis Titania (Polonaise)
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Louise (1987 Remastered Version): Depuis le jour où je me suis donnée
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Tosca, Act 3 Scene 3: "E non giungono" (Tosca, Cavaradossi, Carceriere)

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Maria Callas was born to Greek parents in the USA and moved to Greece with her mother at the age of 13. There she attended the Athens Conservatory, studying with soprano Elvira de Hidalgo. She made her debut as Tosca at the Athens Opera in 1941. After being heard by Zenatello in New York, she was engaged for La Gioconda at the Arena in Verona, Italy, and her career was launched. She became a very popular star of the Italian opera and performed many heavy roles such as Aida, Isol... Read more

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