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Maria Callas

Singer (2-Dec-1923 — 16-Sep-1977)


Iris Bunsch. Three Female Myths of the 20th Century: Garbo, Callas, Navratilova. New York: Vantage Press. 1992. 189pp.

Anne Edwards. Maria Callas: An Intimate Biography. Gordonsville, VA: St. Martin's Press. 2001.

Nicholas Gage. Greek Fire: The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2000. 422pp.

Arianna Huffington. Maria Callas: The Women Behind the Legend. Riverside, NJ: Simon & Schuster. 1981. Author Huffington listed as Arianna Stassinopoulos.

Nicholas Petsalis-Diomidis. The Unknown Callas: The Greek Years. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press. 2001.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.119)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.108)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.115)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.248)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.168)

  11. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.86)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.143)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.112)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.154)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.85)

  16. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.91)

  17. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.104)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.40)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.79)

  20. Musicians Since 1900 (pp.121-26)

  21. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.101)

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