RIP, Joan Sutherland

October 11, 2010

It followed hard upon. Joan Sutherland died yesterday, aged 83. She was called La Stupenda, and had one of the great voices of her time. Her singing brought joy to many, many people, me included. Here she is singing Son vergin vezzosa from Bellini’s I Puritani. They just don’t make singers like this anymore:

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