Placido Domingo

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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

21 January 1941, Madrid, Spain. One of the world’s leading tenors who, along with Luciano Pavarotti, has attempted to give opera in recent years a widespread, classless appeal. Domingo’s family emigrated to Mexico in 1950, where he studied piano, conducting and singing. He debuted as a baritone in 1957, and his first major tenor role came in 1960 performing in Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata. Domingo became a member of the Israel National Opera from 1962-65 and latter made acclaimed performances at the New York City Opera and Metropolitan, and at La Scala (Milan) and Covent Garden (London) - singing alongside sopranos such as Katria Ricciarelli, Rosalind Plowright and Montserrat Caballe. His first flirtation with the pop world came in 1981, when he recorded as duet with John Denver, ‘Perhaps Love’. This Denver-penned song reached the UK Top 50 and US Top 20, consequently opening up a parallel career for Domingo in light entertainment and...

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