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Subject: Re: Bette and Joan
From: David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Geary <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:44:57 +0200
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> I’m sure that I’m not the only one enjoying the FX series “Feud: Bette
> and Joan”.  It is really enthralling and entertaining.
> 
> Of course, it would be overkilll if an opera came out of this "sujet
> délicieux", but my question is: what voice type or range would be
> assigned to the two ladies?  And an even more fun question, what singers 
> from the past, present or both would best portray the roles?  

Actually Callas as Bette Davis and Tebaldi as Joan Crawford would be
perfect, but leaving them out I would suggest

However, leaving them out, how about Fedora Barbieri as Bette Davis and
Giulietta Simionato as Joan Crawford, another famous feud, Barbieri
hated Simionato.

David

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