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Keith Richards Says He And Mick Are Like Brothers

14th November 2011

Keith Richards says he and his Rolling Stones bandmate Sir Mick Jagger are like brothers who sometimes "love each other...

Eva Mendes To Play Maria Callas On The Big Screen

20th May 2011

Eva Mendes is set to portray opera star Maria Callas in an upcoming biopic.The actress will play the soprano in...

Eva Green Scared By Maria Callas Role

26th January 2011

Eva Green is "scared" about the idea of playing Maria Callas in a biopic about her life.The 'Casino Royale' beauty...

Daly Returning To Broadway

15th December 2010

Tony-winning actress/singer TYNE DALY is returning to Broadway as MARIA CALLAS, in a new production of TERRENCE MCNALLY play MASTER...

Soprano Tries On Callas' Tosca Jewels

17th May 2008

Soprano ADRIANNE PIECZONKA will wear the $85,000 (GBP42,500) crystal tiara, necklace and earrings set created for opera legend MARIA CALLAS...

Callas' Letters Go Unsold

13th December 2007

LATEST: Opera singer MARIA CALLAS' passionate love letters have failed to sell after going under the hammer as part of...

Private Torment Of Callas Revealed In Auction Of Belongings

7th December 2007

Letters revealing the private torment of opera singer MARIA CALLAS have gone on public view in Milan, Italy, in the...

Dion Dreams Of Winning Oscar

18th November 2007

CELINE DION dreams of winning an Oscar for portraying the late opera star MARIA CALLAS in a Hollywood biopic of...

The Things They Say 4427

9th April 2007

"I'd like to be able to sing like JAMES BROWN or GEORGE JONES or MARIA CALLAS but I can't. So...

The Things They Say 4392

3rd April 2007

"If I sing there at all now, it's opera. It annoys my boyfriend, though, because I'm not very good and...

Grammy Honours For The Doors, The Grateful Dead And Baez

11th February 2007

The Grammy Awards got off to an early start last night (10FEB07) when iconic rockers THE DOORS, folk singer JOAN...

Fascinating Fact 2619

20th December 2006

THE DOORS, soul greats BOOKER T + THE MGS and folk icon JOAN BAEZ will join THE GRATEFUL DEAD and...

Opera Legend Schwarzkopf Dead At 90

4th August 2006

German opera legend ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF has died at her home in Shruns, Austria. She was 90. The soprano was blessed...

Conductor Giulini Dies

15th June 2005

Italian maestro CARLO MARIA GIULINI died on Tuesday (14JUN05) in Brescia, Italy. He was 91. Giulini, who was closely...

Opera Singer Renata Tebaldi Dies

19th December 2004

Italian opera singer RENATA TEBALDI has died aged 82, after a long illness. Tebaldi, who was a rival of...

Phantom Exhausted Driver

7th December 2004

Actress-turned-singer MINNIE DRIVER was left exhausted by her elaborate costume in the big screen adaptation of ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's musical...

Zeffirelli: 'Callas Was Murdered'

28th November 2004

Opera legend MARIA CALLAS was murdered for her $9 million (GBP5 million) fortune, according to film director FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI....

Callas Jewellery Surprises Auction Bosses

19th November 2004

Jewellery owned by late opera legend MARIA CALLAS has stunned auctioneers by selling for $1.87 million (GBP1 million) - triple...

Madonna Interested In Onassis Isle

26th August 2004

MADONNA has her sights set on buying a Greek island from multibillionairess ATHINA ONASSIS, according to reports. The pop...

Maria Callas Jewels To Go On The Auction Block

5th August 2004

Jewellery once belonging to legendary opera star MARIA CALLAS is going up for auction in Switzerland. The sale, to...