[Note: This post has been updated (1) as of 2:08 AM Eastern on 4 Aug. See below.]
Stellar German soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died at her home in western Austria early this morning at the age of 90.
Ave atque vale, Elisabeth. Atque in perpetuum.
AP obituary can be read here.
Update (2:08 AM Eastern on 4 Aug): A splendid obituary in The [London] Times.