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Bidu Sayao

Bidú Sayão

(May 11, 1902 – March 12, 1999)

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Bidu Sayao was a Brazilian opera soprano and one of Brazil's most famous musicians ever!

She came to prominence and was a leading artist of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City from 1937 to 1952.

Although the voice was not large, she had superb musicianship and a very pure expressive sound.

Her famous roles included, Cio Cio San, Juliette, Violetta, Mimi

Bidu Sayao is pictured here as Juliet.

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