Leontyne Price (Jack Mitchell Photo) by LZ Granderson (CNN) — In the third act of the opera “Aida,” there is an aria, “O Patria Mia,” that begins, “Oh, my country, I shall never see you again.” On January 3, 1985, after Leontyne Price sang those words, the audience at the Metropolitan Opera House stopped her with a four-minute ovation. Price first performed at the Met 24 years earlier, and this night, this performance would be her last on an opera stage.
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Legendary rock singer Tina Turner arrives for the Giorgio Armani fashion show held in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File) GENEVA (AP) — Tina Turner is celebrating her wedding to Erwin Bach with a party at her Swiss lakeside estate near Zurich.