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55 Years in Five Acts: My Life in Opera

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For Astrid Varnay, one of the world's greatest dramatic sopranos, opera was the family business. The daughter of coloratura soprano Maria Javor and dramatic tenor Alexander Varnay, she literally grew up backstage at the opera. Vocally and musically trained by her mother and mentor (and later husband) Hermann Weigert, she was just 23 years old when she made her unofficial d ...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published October 26th 2000 by Northeastern University Press
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One of the books I have had enjoyed the most this year . It is clear that Astrid's memoirs are substantially well served by Donald Arthur's skilled writing.
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