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Subject: Re: Rhadames/Radames
From: Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 2 Oct 2016 16:54:33 -0400

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> On Oct 2, 2016, at 4:41 PM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That explains it; there's a kind of Egyptian look to it, as in Memphis,
> Pharaoh, and all that, but what about the one in Ghizlanzoni?

The ‘H’ between the ‘G’ and the ‘i’ is inserted to change the pronunciation of the ‘G’ from a soft sound (as in Giovanni) to a hard sound (as in gondola).  

Ron Magnuson
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