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Also Known As: Died: July 9, 2007
Born: May 25, 1929 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession:

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Beverly Sills worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Barber of Seville" (1976-77), "Manon" (1977-78) and "Don Pasquale" (1979-1980). She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Sills and Burnett at the Met" in 1977. This new success propelled her to seek out a role in "Don Pasquale" (1979-1980). In that time, Sills devoted her time to various credits, such as "Omnibus" (ABC, 1987-88), "Bernstein at 70" (PBS, 1988-89), "Rigoletto" (PBS, 1988-89) and "The Golden Boys of Bandstand" (PBS, ). Sills continued to exercise her talent in the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Maria Callas," "Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Concert" (PBS, 1998-99), "New York City Ballet: Swan Lake" (PBS, 1998-99), "New York City Opera: Lizzie Borden" (PBS, 1998-99) and "Uptown Blues: Ellington at 100" (PBS, 1998-99). Sills last appeared in "Live from Lincoln Center: Shaham's Sibelius" (2004-05). Beverly Sills passed away in July 2007 at the age of 78.

Beverly Sills worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Barber of Seville" (1976-77), "Manon" (1977-78) and "Don Pasquale" (1979-1980). She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Sills and Burnett at the Met" in 1977. This new success propelled her to seek out a role in "Don Pasquale" (1979-1980). In that time, Sills devoted her time to various credits, such as "Omnibus" (ABC, 1987-88), "Bernstein at 70" (PBS, 1988-89), "Rigoletto" (PBS, 1988-89) and "The Golden Boys of Bandstand" (PBS, ). Sills continued to exercise her talent in the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Maria Callas," "Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Concert" (PBS, 1998-99), "New York City Ballet: Swan Lake" (PBS, 1998-99), "New York City Opera: Lizzie Borden" (PBS, 1998-99) and "Uptown Blues: Ellington at 100" (PBS, 1998-99). Sills last appeared in "Live from Lincoln Center: Shaham's Sibelius" (2004-05). Beverly Sills passed away in July 2007 at the age of 78.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Money Pit, The (1986)
2.
 New York City Opera: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (2002) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
3.
 Mostly Mozart 2001 (2001) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
4.
 Renee Fleming @ the Penthouse (2001) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
5.
 Memorial Concert (2001) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
6.
 Puccini's La Boheme From the New York City Opera (2001) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
7.
 Nutcracker Swing (2001) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
8.
 New York Philharmonic Opening Night 2000 (2000) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
10.
 Perlman at the Penthouse (2000) Host ("Live From Lincoln Center")
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