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Street named after Maria Callas

    Sophia Cecelia Kalogeropoulos, known as Maria Callas (b. New York, USA, 1923 – d. 1977, Paris, France), was a renowned American-born Greek soprano, often hailed as one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. She received her musical education in Greece at age 13 and later established her career in Italy. Her life was marked by a meteoric rise to fame, captivating audiences worldwide with her powerful and emotive voice. Callas’s career peaked in the 1950s and early 1960s, during which she collaborated with the most prestigious opera houses and worked with esteemed conductors. Despite facing professional and personal challenges, Callas left an indelible mark on the opera world and is celebrated for her interpretations of iconic roles in operas by composers like Verdi and Puccini. Her legacy endures through her recordings, which continue to influence and inspire generations of opera enthusiasts.

    Address : Allee Maria Callas 75016 Paris


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