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(Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto). Male alto. Elder son of Mitridate and brother of Sifare. In love with his father's fiancée, who in turn loves his younger brother. Finally marries Ismene. Created (1770) by Giuseppe Cicognani (alto castrato) and successfully sung in recent years by the German countertenor (perhaps better described as a male alto) Jochen Kowalski.

Subjects: Opera.

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