Some voices are iconic. Maria Callas is the one female singer I could listen to all day. And stay moved. Tosca. Norma. Greatness!

But there is a small story to be told about this iconic 1956 Callas picture by Cecil Beaton:


The whole picture:

W1siZiIsIjIwMjE5NCJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDIwMDB4MjAwMFx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpgMaria Callas, source

This is why the picture is iconic:

mod14628.jpgGisele Bundchen, source

Meryl.pngMeryl Streep, source

And then there is this Greta Garbo picture, by Clarence Sinclair Bull, for the 1931 MGM motion picture Mata Hari:

Greta Garbo Portrait by Clarence Sinclair Bull.jpgGreta Garbo, source

So now we see:



callas_warhol.jpgBy Andy Warhol, Source

angela.pngAngela Gheorghiu, source

Zazian, source. Credit: Phoenix