UPDATE: Joan Sutherland celebrated opera soprano, dies at age 83
Published 10/11/2010, Associated Press
Nicknamed "La Stupenda" — the Stupendous One — by her fans after a fantastic 1960 performance of Handel's Alcina and lauded by Luciano Pavarotti as "the voice of the century," she died Sunday at her home near Geneva, after what her family described as a long illness.Word count: 1786
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