Sarah Caldwell

 

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: opera conductor who was hailed as the first lady of opera for her adventurous productions as longtime director of the Opera Company of Boston, who staged and conducted some 100 operas ranging from baroque to avant-garde in more than 30 years as founder-director of the Boston company and was the first female conductor at New York City's Metropolitan Opera.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: March 6, 1924

 

Died: March 23, 2006

 

Location: Portland, Maine