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Subject: Re: Which Nilsson Isolde - Decided
From: hermine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:hermine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 14 Jan 2006 18:55:11 -0800
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> >Unfortunately the Nilsson Isolde I would want in my collection was never
> >made. And, as far as I know, my tenor of choice never sang
> Tristan, although he
> >did sing Wagner.
> >
> >His name??? John O'Sullivan.. And if I could name some operas that I wish he
> >had recorded complete, they would be Tannhauser (with Nilsson),
> William Tell,
> >Huguenots (with Nilsson as Valentine), Prophete, Robert le Diable, Juive,
> >Samson,  Reine de Chypre, Oberon (with Nilsson, of course), Turandot (with
> >Nilsson--what a match that would have been), Trovatore, Aida, Lohengrin,
>and the
> >like.
> >
>Yeah you would be in heaven. The rest of us would need a cochlear implant.
>Ivy


Then sign me up for a double. I LOVE JOHN O' SULLIVAN. in order to
make sure i was not having an hallucinatory memory, i visited with
him this afternoon and had him sing to me. He lived in a time frame
which was ROTTEN with great tenors. and still, and still.....

hermine

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