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Fritz Wunderlich

I’ve written a little about the great German tenor before but have not devoted a full post to him. Wunderlich was born in1930 and died in 1966 following a fall down a stone staircase which fractured his skull. He was just shy of his both his 36th birthday and his debut at the Metropolitan Opera….

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Two That Got Away

I wrote this article 14 years ago. It is no longer online; so I decided to republish it here. A few months ago I wrote a piece about tenors. In it, I discussed the nine tenors who I thought were the best of this century. Obviously, I made a very subjective choice that many would…

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