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  Great Performances . Beverly Sills: Made in America | PBS
BEVERLY SILLS: MADE IN AMERICA premiered on November 23, 2006 and is being rebroadcast in July 2007 on PBS (check local listings).
BEVERLY SILLS: MADE IN AMERICA is the story of a truly homegrown opera star, told firsthand in excerpts from talk-show interviews, with extended performance sequences from "Manon," "Julius Caesar," "Roberto Devereux," "The Barber of Seville," and many more operas.
Learn how Sills was received by opera fans and critics in the essay by contributor Tim Smith, which also includes recommendations for some of her must-have recordings.
www.pbs.org /wnet/gperf/shows/beverlysills   (398 words)

 Beverly Sills
Beverly Sills' greatness and recognition as a coloratura soprano and as a director of an opera company is the epitome of the American success story.
Beverly Sills launched her full-time career in 1945 when Broadway producer J.J. Shubert was determined to make her a star.
Beverly Sills is one of the few women who has achieved success as a general director of an opera company and as a coloratura soprano.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Sills.html   (641 words)

 Amazon.com: Beverly Sills: Music: Georges Bizet,Carlos Castellanos,Leo Delibes,Eva Dell'Acqua,Charles Gounod,Enrique ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Beverly Sills was born in Brooklyn, New York City, and trained in the French/Marchesi style by her vocal coach Estelle Liebling.
Beverly Sills is in 1961 voice, very young; in fact so young that she had only enjoyed success in the 1950's production of Douglas Moore's Ballad Of Baby Doe and would not be officially recognized as an opera star until her performance as Cleopatra in Handel's Julius Caesar in 1965.
Sills' older voice--but then I am a fan who was privileged to hear her live and will always regard her as one of the greatest singers.
www.amazon.com /Beverly-Sills-Georges-Bizet/dp/B00000FCKP   (1691 words)

 Beverly Sills - beverlysillsonline.com - Biography, Discography, Annals, Pictures, Articles, News
Hailed as "America's Queen of Opera," Beverly Sills had a career that spanned four decades, delighting millions of opera lovers through her performances on stage, recordings and broadcasts.
Her farewell to her enduring public on October 27, 1980, at the gala at New York City Opera, ended with her own special lyrics for her well-known encore number, "Tell Me Why" (Portuguese Folk Song).
The Beverly Sills Farewell Book is a central repository for friends and fans to share fond memories and tributes.
www.beverlysillsonline.com   (169 words)

 WIC Biography - Beverly Sills
Beverly Sills is known world over for her operatic talent.
Often meeting with parents of birth-defected children and visiting the children in hospitals, Sills has chosen to use her position to raise funds for this organization.
Sills' reasons for devoting herself to the cause of eradicating birth defects stem from her children, Muffy and Peter.
www.wic.org /bio/bsills.htm   (184 words)

 Beverly Sills Music Room Index
These selections from live opera performances and recitals showcase Beverly Sills's wide range of roles and vocal categories, from coloratura fireworks to delicate lyricism to intensely dramatic characterizations.
Most of these are from before 1974, after which Sills herself admits her voice suffered from taking on Donizetti's "Three Queens" and from her bout with cancer.
These are live vocal selections by Beverly Sills which fall outside the formal opera and concert stage categories.
www.beverlysillsonline.com /musicroom.htm   (245 words)

 Beverly sills - Beverly Sills
Firsthand interviews with the soprano and excerpts from her memorable performances chronicle her rise to fame on the opera stage.
Beverly Sills, from her professional debut at the age of three as Bubbles Silverman on Uncle Bob's Rainbow House radio show, has made the performing arts
Beverly Sills; I've always tried to go a step past wherever people Beverly Sills; You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't
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 Creative Quotations from Beverly Sills (1929-____)
It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity, not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can still do what it used to do.
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 Beverly Sills
Regarded as one of the great American sopranos, Sills won fame not only for her light coloratura voice but also for her considerable acting ability.
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 Beverly Sills
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