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Aretha Franklin 1942 – 2018

The Queen of Soul died this morning. She was 76.  Read more »

Brian Kellow 1959-2018

We have just heard the sad news that author and longtime Opera News editor Brian Kellow died earlier today. He was 59.

Huguette Tourangeau 1938-2018

The mezzo-soprano died on April 21. She was 79.  Read more »

Nanette Fabray 1920-2018

The versatile singer and actress died yesterday at her home in Palos Verdes, Calif. She was 97.

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Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

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RIP Dmitri Hvorostovsky

The heartbreaking news of the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky has been confirmed.

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky is alive, his wife assures us

Florence Hvorostovsky has just posted to her Facebook page that the Russian news site reporting her husband’s death is mistaken.

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Brotherly love

When I moved back to Philadelphia a few years ago, I reached out to Albert Innaurato.

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