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Get Well, Dame Joan!

Posted at 11:31 PM on July 6, 2008 by Gillian Martin

She's fallen, and I imagine she couldn't get up. Dame Joan Sutherland was walking through her garden when she fell and broke both her legs. (Ouch!)

No way to know if she sang an aria expressing her grief at this bitter turn of events, or merely cursed, like the rest of us; but like a true opera heroine, she did urge her husband to continue their planned trip to Australia while she lay bed-ridden in the hospital.

Read more about it here.