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Kiri Te Kanawa - 10 facts you never knew
Honoring her international success, Dame Kiri picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Classical BRIT Awards in 2010. It's just one of a handful of prestigious honours and awards: as well as being made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to opera, she scooped a Grammy for Best Opera Recording in 1984 for a disc of Mozart.