Graziella Sciutti

Italian soprano, opera director and voice teacher Graziella Sciutti was born in Turin on 17 April 1927.

She sang for Karajan at La Scala Milan, was a member of the Vienna State Opera and sang Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro in San Francisco.

She began directing in 1977 in the UK, at Covent Garden and at Glyndebourne, later directing operas in Canada, USA, Germany and Italy.

Graziella Sciutti died on 9 April 2001 in Geneva, aged seventy-three.