- Noël Goodwin
- and Irina Boga
(b Bucharest, Romania, June 11, 1942). Romanian soprano. She studied in Bucharest and with Maria Caniglia and Luigi Ricci in Rome, making her début with the Romanian National Opera in Bucharest in 1967 as Donna Anna. In the same year she won competitions in ’s-Hertogenbosch and Montreal, and took leading Italian lyric-dramatic roles with the Romanian National Opera. She made her Covent Garden début as Aida in ...