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Summary

Maria Callas (born as Maria Kalogeropoulou in New York City, USA) was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between December 2, 1923 and September 16, 1977. She became 53 years old.

Biography

Maria was an American born Greek opera singer (soprano). She is perhaps the best-known opera singer of the post-war period. She had a good bel canto technique and great facilities for drama. She was a very versatile singer, her repertoire ranged from opera seria, such as Spontinis La Vestale to late operas of Verdi and verismo operas by Giacomo Puccini.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Maria.

Related authors: Giacomo Puccini, Aristotle Onassis

Famous quotes by Maria Callas (22)


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"I don't need the money, dear. I work for art"
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"Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends"
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"First I lost my voice, then I lost my figure and then I lost Onassis"
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"You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there"
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"An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house"
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"There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility"
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"I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must"
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"When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping"
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"Love is so much better when you're not married"
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"I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage"
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"On stage, I am in the dark"
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"I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was"
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"If I have stepped on some people at times because I am at the top, it couldn't be helped. What should I do if someone gets hurt... retire?"
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"I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity"
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"I cannot switch my voice. My voice is not like an elevator going up and down"
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"Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules"
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"That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends"
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"It's a terrible thing to go through life thinking that you have a rock on your side when you haven't"
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"I don't know what happens to me on stage. Something else seems to take over"
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"I am not an angel and do not pretend to be. That is not one of my roles. But I am not the devil either. I am a woman and a serious artist, and I would like so to be judged"
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"Women are not pals enough with men, so we must make ourselves indispensable. After all, we have the greatest weapon in our hands by just being women"
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"When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point"


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