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By Charles Long

Charles lengthy delighted opera audiences for greater than twenty years, acting on a few of America’s and the world’s most renowned levels and making a song along the various medium’s maximum stars. Now retired, lengthy vividly recounts a lot of these reviews during this insightful, frank, and funny memoir. Sparing nobody, specially himself, from his acerbic wit and willing observations, he sheds a brilliant gentle right into a international many folks appreciate and recognize yet few people have ever encountered in such intimate element. within the procedure he illustrates why the notice opera, this means that work in Italian, really is a hard work of affection for thus many that have given their all to their art.

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