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Velis, Andrea (<i>born</i> 1932), tenor

Charles A. Jahant

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New Kensington, pa, 7 June 1932). American tenor. He studied in Pittsburgh and at the Accademia di S Cecilia in Rome and made his début at Pittsburgh in 1954, subsequently appearing with the Chicago Lyric Opera and the Cincinnati Summer Opera. He became a member of the Metropolitan Opera in 1961 and has since given over 1500 performances in more than 50 comprimario roles. These include the Witch in Hänsel

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