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James King

(1925—2005)


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(b Dodge City, 1925; d Naples, Flor., 2005).

Amer. tenor. Began career as bar. Prof. opera début Florence 1961 (Cavaradossi in Tosca). Amer. début S. Francisco 1961. Made career mainly in Eur., singing Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) at Vienna début 1963. Débuts: Salzburg Fest. 1962; Bayreuth 1965; NY Met 1966; CG 1967.

Subjects: Opera.


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