A Prima Donna's Progress

A Prima Donna's Progress : The Autobiography of Joan Sutherland

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The long awaited autobiography of ' La Stupenda ' the worlds most celebrated living soprano. From not particularly spectatcular musical beginnings, Joan Sutherland has built a world-conquering singing career. Born in] Australia between the wars, she came to prominence after winning a place at the Convent Garden opera School in her 20's. Roles in ' La Travista ', ' Lucia di Lammermoor ' and ' Alcina' bought tremendous reviews and headline attention. A woman of incredible musical talent, she matured to achieve legendary status in operatic circles, retaining a delightful personality and winning many friends over a 5 year career. Recalling her many encounters with the stars of our time she takes the reader behind the scenes and brings the world of Grand opera to life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 132 x 194 x 38mm | 399.16g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 24 b&w photos
  • 0752816756
  • 9780752816753