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23 April 2018, 11:33
We have serious respect and envy for Lina Vasta, 90, who still sounds absolutely majestic in this superb Puccini aria.
We’re not ones to stereotype and this is by no means gospel but, generally speaking, by the time singers get to 90 years old, they tend to wind down because, simply, their voice isn’t what it once was.
It’s SO INSPIRING, then, to hear that age has barely dimmed the magnificent soprano voice of Lina Vasta.
In this video above, she sings Puccini’s classic ‘Senza Mamma’ – and completely nails it.
Video credit: Marco Rossetti