The Italian mezzo Fedora Barbieri was born in Trieste on 4 June 1920.
She sang at La Scala, The Met and Covent Garden, had 110 roles in her repertoire and made many recordings.
Fedora Barbieri died in Florence on 4 March 2003 aged eighty-two.
A selection of articles about Fedora Barbieri
CD Spotlight. Most Electrifying - Toscanini's Verdi Requiem from Carnegie Hall, enjoyed by Howard Smith. '... I find the 1951 adrenalin rush positively exhilarating.'