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Verdi tenor Bergonzi dies at 90


Verdi tenor Bergonzi dies at 90

One of the leading Verdi tenors of the 20th Century, Carlo Bergonzi, has died.

He made his operatic debut in 1948 as a baritone in Rossini’s Barber of Seville. He retrained his voice and made his debut three years later as a tenor.

Carlo Bergonzi died in Milan just weeks after his 90th birthday.


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