Cecilia Sofia Anna Maria Kalogeropoulou (1923 – 1977) was born in New York City of Greek immigrant parents. As Maria Callas, she would become the most famous opera singer of her time and one of the most influential of all time. Perhaps one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th .Those of us who never heard her live must rely on the stories and on the incomparable recordings and rare videos.
Erika Reitshamer returns to the Lincoln Library to present this wonderful program on the leading lady of the opera world. Erika is a board member of the New England Opera Club, former Vice President of the Boston Wagner Society, noted lecturer in the greater Boston area and frequent traveler to the opera capitals of the world.