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Justino Díaz

(b. 1940)


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(b San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1940).

Puerto Rican bass‐baritone. Début Puerto Rico 1957 as Ben in The Telephone. Sang with New England Opera Th., Boston, 1961. NY Met début 1963; Salzburg Fest. 1966. Created role of Antony in Barber's Antony and Cleopatra, NY Met 1966, and of Francesco in Ginastera's Beatrix Cenci, Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington DC, 1971. CG début 1976; S. Francisco 1982. Sang Iago in Zeffirelli film of Otello (1986).

Subjects: Opera.


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