Joan Sutherland, opera singer, dies at 83
The celebrated singer, known to her Italian fans as "La Stupenda," died Sunday at her home, according to a statement released Monday by Sutherland's family.
Sutherland was acclaimed from her native Australia to North America and Europe for the wide range of roles she took on during a career that spanned four decades.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Bonynge, and son Adam.
A complete obituary will be posted later at latimes.com.
-- Associated Press
Photo: Joan Sutherland in a photo from the mid-1990s.