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    Dame Joan Sutherland. Australian Certainly, her beginnings were not easy. She was born on November 7, 1926, in the affluent Sydney harbourside suburb of Point Piper, but her father, a Scottish tailor, died when she was six, leaving her family to fend for itself. when she was six, leaving her family to fend for itself.

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      Dame Joan Sutherland. Australian Certainly, her beginnings were not easy. She was born on November 7, 1926, in the affluent Sydney harbourside suburb of Point Piper, but her father, a Scottish tailor, died when she was six, leaving her family to fend for itself. when she was six, leaving her family to fend for itself.

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