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Bidú Sayão was one of the most beloved sopranos in the entire history of opera. She was known for her ethereal, silvery tone and a stage presence of delicacy and refinement.
Born to an upper-class family, she was named Balduina de Oliveira Sayão after her grandmother. Her father died when she was five years old. She wanted to be an actress, but as going on the stage was "out of the question for a girl born in a respectable family… read more
|1||Gounod, Charles / Roméo et Juliette: Va! je t'ai pardonné (with Jussi Bjoerling)||
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