Renata Tebaldi

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Italian opera singer and soprano who was the great Italian rival of Greek Maria Callas, who had been singing since her debut in 1944 and gave her final performance in 1976, who in that time was one of the big stars of the New York Metropolitan Opera and Milan's La Scala (she was asked to sing at the reopening of the theatre following World War II), who was known for one of her favorite roles as Desdemona in Otello, a role she liked because it was ideal for her personality.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 1, 1922

 

Died: December 19, 2004

 

Location: San Marino, Italy