The latest Google Doodle honors the birthday of an opera singer who defined the word diva.
Born on December 2, 1923, Maria Callas became one of the world's most celebrated opera stars, winning acclaim throughout the 1940s and '50s for her legendary performances. After making her debut in 1941, Callas went on to sing in such operas as "Tosca," "Fidelio," "Norma," and "Lucia."
But she also became known for her extravagant tastes and temperamental behavior, according to her official Web site. Off stage, she had an affair with Aristotle Onassis while … Read more