Yoko Watanabe


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(b Fukuoka, 1953; d Milan, 2004).

Japanese soprano. Début Treviso 1978 (Nedda in Pagliacci). Celebrated exponent of Madama Butterfly, which she sang with the Royal Opera in Manchester 1983; Chicago and Tokyo 1986; NY Met 1987; CG 1989 (début there). La Scala début 1985.

Subjects: Music.

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