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Carlo Bergonzi, RIP

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#1 Helene



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Posted 26 July 2014 - 09:42 AM

Tenor Carlo Bergonzi has died, just past his 90th birthday:




NPR did a tribute to him for his 90th birthday:




Tributes are flowing in on Twitter from singers and pther music  professionals and fans, some posting links to their favorite recordings.  Here is one from Elizabeth Caballero:


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Posted 26 July 2014 - 10:08 AM

Here's a favorite of mine. Requiescat in pace.


#3 Kathleen O'Connell

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Posted 27 July 2014 - 08:43 AM

Bergonzi was my very first live Radames (Met 1978). I was a newbie, didn't have a clue, and the production was just awful, but I remember his performance to this day. RIP.

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