She may have been born in Canada, but this singer, songwriter, painter, and overall extraordinary human being, was also a "Free Man in Paris." Here she is singing that song during a live concert at London's Wembley Arena in 1983. She turns 70 today, but as her fans have long understood, she was always far older than years.
This Aussie Diva, born today in 1926, was one of the great coloratura sopranos of opera's bel canto repertoire. Here she is in a breathtaking performance of "Casta Diva" from Bellini's Norma.