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Sills gravely ill with cancer

June 29, 2007|Associated Press

Beverly Sills, the opera diva who won over fans worldwide with her sparkling voice and charming personality and later became a powerhouse in the New York arts world, is gravely ill with cancer, the Associated Press has learned.

Sills, 78, was chairwoman of the Metropolitan Opera until she resigned two years ago, citing health and family reasons. She remains the Met's chairwoman emeritus.

The singer had previously undergone cancer surgery in 1974.

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