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Beverly Sills: Down-to-Earth, but Every Inch a Diva

Beverly Sills, the Brooklyn-born opera star with the charming smile and the clean, silvery coloratura, died Monday at the age of 78. Fresh Air's classical music critic pays tribute.

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Lloyd Schwartz is the classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.