|Birth Day||December 2, 1923|
|Birth Place||New York City, NY|
|Age||97 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 16, 1977 (age 53)|
Italian operatic Soprano who was posthumously awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.
She hated to sing because of her mother's insistence that she do so.
She recorded many operas, including Bellini's Macbeth.
She married Giovanni Battista Meneghini on April 21, 1949 and they were divorced in 1959.