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Teresa Stratas was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Salome" (1976-77), "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (NBC, 1978-79) and "The Bartered Bride" (PBS, 1978-79). She also appeared in "Mahagonny" (PBS, 1979-1980). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "La Boheme" (1981-82), "Great Moments From the Met" (PBS, 1989-1990) and "The House I Live In" (PBS, 1989-1990). She also appeared in "The Show Boat Story" (PBS, 1989-1990). More recently, she earned a role in "La Traviata" (1983). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Ghosts of Versailles" (1992-93), "Placido Domingo: A Musical Life" (PBS, 1994-95) and "The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs" (PBS, 1994-95). Most recently, Stratas appeared in "Under the Piano" (Lifetime, 1996-97).

Teresa Stratas was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Salome" (1976-77), "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (NBC, 1978-79) and "The Bartered Bride" (PBS, 1978-79). She also appeared in "Mahagonny" (PBS, 1979-1980). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "La Boheme" (1981-82), "Great Moments From the Met" (PBS, 1989-1990) and "The House I Live In" (PBS, 1989-1990). She also appeared in "The Show Boat Story" (PBS, 1989-1990). More recently, she earned a role in "La Traviata" (1983). Additionally, she could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Ghosts of Versailles" (1992-93), "Placido Domingo: A Musical Life" (PBS, 1994-95) and "The Music of Kurt Weill: September Songs" (PBS, 1994-95). Most recently, Stratas appeared in "Under the Piano" (Lifetime, 1996-97).

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 Under the Piano (1997) Regina Basilio
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 Traviata, La (1983) Violetta Valery
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 The Canadians (1961) The White Squaw
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 Tabarro and Pagliacci, Il (1994) Giorgetta ("Il Tabarro"); Nedda ("Pagliacci")
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 Ghosts of Versailles, The (1992) Marie Antoinette
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Born in Toronto in 1938, Teresa Stratas became one of the most celebrated opera sopranos of the latter half of the twentieth century. She performed on all the major opera stages of Europe and America, appeared in two motion pictures (The Canadians and Under The Piano), and in her spare time worked with Mother Theresa in India and with orphans and other disadvantaged children in Bosnia.

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