Galatopoulos, Stelios (Emille) 1932-

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GALATOPOULOS, Stelios (Emille) 1932-

PERSONAL: Born August 2, 1932, in Nicosia, Cyprus; son of John and Maria (Stylianaki) Galatopoulos. Education: University of Southampton, B.Sc. Hobbies and other interests: Opera, theater, ballet, concerts, tennis, swimming, skiing.

ADDRESSES: Home—Flat 2, 38 Shalstone Rd., London DW14 7HR, England.

CAREER: T. C. Jones, civil and structural engineer and designer, 1954-55; Kellogg International Corp., civil and structural engineer and designer, 1955-60; Tripe & Wakeham (chartered architects), London, England, designer and head of civil and structural department and designer for Akrotiri Strategic Base in Cyprus, 1960-66; freelance engineer, 1967-72; Pell Frischmann, designer, 1972-75; freelance engineer, 1975—. Opera Italiana, vice president, 1985; lecturer and concert presenter; broadcaster for British Broadcasting Corp., Radio Telefis Eireann, and CBC in Cyprus.

MEMBER: Society of Authors.

WRITINGS:

Callas, La Divina: Art That Conceals Art, Cunningham Bass, 1963, revised edition, J. M. Dent (London, England), 1966.

Italian Opera, J. M. Dent (London, England), 1971.

Callas: Prima Donna Assoluta, W. H. Allen (London, England), 1976.

Maria Callas: Sacred Monster, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1998.

Bellini: Life, Times, Music, 1801-1835, Sanctuary Publishing (England), 2002.

Opera and music critic for periodicals such as Music and Musicians, Records and Recordings, Lirica nel Mondo, Opera, and Musical America.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

periodicals

Advocate, May 11, 1999, Allan Ulrich, review of Maria Callas: Sacred Monster, p. 67.

Booklist, May 1, 1999, review of Maria Callas, p. 1569.

Contemporary Review, July, 1971.

Economist, November 27, 1976.

Guardian (London, England), Veronica Horwell, review of Maria Callas, p. 9.

Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, summer, 1999, Reed Woodhouse and Martha K. Davis, review of Maria Callas, p. 53.

Kirkus Reviews, February 1, 1999, review of Maria Callas, p. 196.

Library Journal, March 15, 1999, Barry Zaslow, review of Maria Callas, p. 81.

Los Angeles Times Book Review, May 30, 1999, review of Maria Callas, p. 3.

Notes, March, 2000, Stephen Willier, review of Maria Callas, p. 735.

Opera News, September, 1999, Mario R. Mercado, review of Maria Callas, p. 117.

Opera Quarterly, spring, 2000, Marion Lignana Rosenberg, review of Maria Callas, p. 284.

Publishers Weekly, March 8, 1999, review of Maria Callas, p. 59.

Spectator, December 19, 1998, review of Maria Callas, p. 73.

Sunday Telegraph (London, England), August 4, 2002, Michael Kennedy, review of Bellini: Life, Times, Music, 1801-1835.

Sunday Times (London, England), December 1, 2002, Hugh Canning, review of Bellini, p. 41; July 21, 2002, Hugh Canning, review of Bellini, p. 34.

Times Literary Supplement, July 2, 1971; April 29, 1977; October 25, 2002, Peter Porter, review of Bellini, p. 19.

Washington Post Book World, April 25, 1999, review of Maria Callas, p. 9.*