Maria Callas Quotes

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Born: December 2, 1923, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Paris, France, September 16, 1977

An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.
- Maria Callas

I don't need the money, dear. I work for art.
- Maria Callas

I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
- Maria Callas

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
- Maria Callas

There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.
- Maria Callas

When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
- Maria Callas

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