On this Day September 16, 1977: Maria Callas Passes Away


Undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous women, Maria Callas took her last breath at her apartment in Paris on September 16, 1977. The cause of death was a heart attack. She was 53 years old.

Callas amazing life and career have been the subjects of dozens of official and unofficial biographies and documentaries and her music is still relevant today, with Warner Classics releasing a groundbreaking collection of her entire musical works.

Watch a stunning animated tribute to Callas’ life that was recently released by Warner Classics.


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