With the recent passing of Australian soprano Joan Sutherland, the memorials from former colleagues and friends have been encompassing. The Italian media responded with obituaries in all three of their major newspapers (samples below). For the Wall Street Journal, super-action hero (and sometimes opera scholar), Philip Gossett who has shaped some of the worlds most t(h)rilling bel canto divas past and present also added to the remembrance.
Archivist Evangeline Galettis displayed (above) little Joan from a 1934 school photograph, along with vintage vinyl and other memorabilia.
And a few pieces from the Italian media, Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica (La Stampa's is here):