I began by listening to my mother's collection of Amelita Galli-Curci and Lily Pons records, and then was taken (at age eight) to hear Pons at a Met performance of Lakme. It was at that moment that I decided to become an opera star. Not just an opera singer, but an opera star!

Beverly Sills

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Author Profession: Musician
Nationality: American
Born: May 25, 1929
Died: July 2, 2007

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