Read Online


  • 555 Want to read
  • ·
  • 59 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


  • Callas, Maria, -- 1923-1977 -- Portraits, etc.,
  • Singers -- Portraits.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translated from the French.

LC ClassificationsML420.C18
The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20983853M
ISBN 100091437407

Download Callas.


  Now Anne Edwards, well known for her revealing and insightful biographies of some of the world's most noted women, tells the intimate story of Maria Callas—her loves, her life, and her music, revealing the true woman behind the headlines, gossip and :   True to the book's title, Arianna Stassinapoulos (now Arianna Huffington) gives an equivocal view of the private and professional life of Maria Callas. At times the author's tone is sympathetic, and then she launches into critical and repetitious ranting on her view of /5. Moreover the book chronicled the massive frustrations, uncertainty and unhappiness that Callas suffered, as a sad counter-balance to her phenomenal success as an opera performer - possibly the greatest dramatic soprano, ever! The book, which I bought through Amazon, was in great condition, at a very reasonable price, and I will treasure it/5(80). The Attila Sciam [ai book is a thousand times better and still available in English, German, and Italian. Cheaper than this so-called "Definitive" Callas book. The pictures here are dark, the colors are blurry, and the graininess of the photos!3/5(12).

Love this book that was endorsed by Maria Callas. Great pictures and story. Seller was right on time with delivery! Would highly recommend. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Kimberly A. Roden. out of 5 stars Beautiful book! /5(13).   The reviewer added, ''Similarly, portions of Henry Wisneski's book 'Maria Callas' (Doubleday) are taken over with minimal change.'' Lloyd Schwartz, classical-music . The “plot”: Maria Callas holds a master class on singing, where she picks apart her students while reliving her own career. I am in awe of how McNally creates an engaging evening at the theatre – along with engaging characters – in a few strokes/5. Callas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(38).

Maria Callas book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Maria Callas continues to mesmerize us twenty years after her death, n /5. Callas received any number of treasures from the Golden Greek and perhaps even more from her first husband Giovanni Battista Meneghini, an Italian industrialist. Several pieces she wears in the book were among the 11 jewels sold by Sotheby’s, Geneva in , including two with her favorite gem combination ruby and diamonds. An page discussion of Callas's recorded legacy is obviously based on careful and reflective listening. Somewhat in the manner of Harold Schonberg's new biography of Vladimir Horowitz, Kesting is at times openly partisan, quibbling with some bad reviews the soprano may well have deserved. Nevertheless, the book is well worth acquiring/5(2). Maria Callas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The epitome of the diva as artist, Maria Callas is brought vividly to life in /5(3).