Anita Cerquetti

 

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: Italian operatic soprano who rose to instant fame in 1958 when she was called on to substitute for the temperamental Maria Callas in one of opera's most dramatic episodes, but who walked out on her own career three years later and blamed fatigue in a 1996 interview.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: April 13, 1931

 

Died: October 11, 2014

 

Location: Perugia, Italy