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  • RosinaLeckermaul: I believe Leona Mitchell also sang both roles. 3:40 PM
  • tiger1: Parpignol, I wonder why you would think that nobody would sing both Mme Lidoine and Mme Butterfly? It would seem more surprising... 3:31 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: http://www.spiegel .de/kultur/musik/w agner-in-bayreuth- tristan-und-isolde -premiere-gelungen -a-1045368.html Evelyn... 2:52 PM
  • armerjacquino: Might as well go to the fons et origo: Leyla Gencer played Butterfly. 2:26 PM
  • oscar: Leontyne Price and Teresa Stratas sang both Butterfly and Lidoine to name just a couple more. I don’t doubt there are/were... 2:20 PM
  • armerjacquino: I guess we’ve got used to heavy lyrics singing Butterfly, but Dal Monte and Albanese did it back in the day… 2:17 PM
  • parpignol: point taken 2:11 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: I hope you have tickets for the superb Herheim Hoffmann’s Erzählungen with Volle in Straps. 1:42 PM

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