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Callas letters going on auction block

Reuters

Maria Callas’ private letters, written in the dying days of her love affair with Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis, will be auctioned in Rome on Wednesday and international interest in the sale was high. The half-dozen missives, sent to her voice teacher Elvira De Hidalgo and written in the late 1960s, unmask a desire for revenge against Onassis and Jacqueline Kennedy, the woman he would marry, saying they both deserved to suffer.


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