The bittersweet story of Hungary's Maria Callas began in Bratislava

The life of Erzsébet Házy, an acknowledged opera performer, shared many parallels with the world-renowned American-Greek soprano.

Erzsébet Házy was a successful Hungarian opera artist whose private life was a passionate disaster. (Source: Peter Dlhopolec)

As a young girl Böbe shared everything with her three little sisters and helped others, but one day her mother saw her coming home from school without her coat.

She asked, “Where did you leave your coat?”

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