Daniela Dessi


Age: 59

Italian operatic soprano who had performed in other major opera houses besides Milan's La Scala including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Vienna's Staatsoper, and the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, but who had recently wrote to her fans on Facebook saying she had to cancel all her summer performances owing to an undisclosed health problem.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: May 14, 1957

Died: August 21, 2016

Brescia, Italy