(May 11, 1902 – March 12, 1999)
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.