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Carlo Bergonzi, RIP

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

http://www.operanews.com/Opera_News_Magazine/2014/7/News/Bergonzi.html

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

http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2014/07/11/330406372/a-voice-of-velvet-and-bronze-carlo-bergonzi-at-90

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:

https://twitter.com/LizCaballero/status/493073477935824896

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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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