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// Giulietta Simionato
"Today personality doesn't exist. Either they don't know what it is, or they don't have the courage. 'I understand what you're saying,' pupils tell me, 'but I don't know how to do it.'"

// Magda Olivero
"If one just sings, without putting in any heart or soul, it remains just beautiful singing, and not a soul that sings!"

// Stefan Zucker
"We live in the age of Barbie Doll opera - singers who move well and look good but express little. We need hair under the arms singers."