The soprano and political dissident of the postwar Soviet Union died yesterday in Moscow. She was 86.
Soprano, television personality and fundraiser Marguerite Piazza died yesterday.
American soprano Evelyn Lear died quietly earlier this evening at at Brooke Grove nursing center in Sandy Spring, Maryland. She was 86.
Baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau died earlier today near Starnberg in Bavaria.