Gomez, Don Inigo

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(Ravel: L’Heure espagnole). Bass. A banker who comes to visit Concepción, wife of the clockmaker. To keep him hidden from her other lover she suggests he climb into a clock. Being rather fat, he gets stuck and is unable to climb out to be with her. Created (1911) by Hector Dufranne.

Subjects: Opera.

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