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Subject: Could Judy Garland Have Sung Opera?
From: "Max D. Winter" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Max D. Winter
Date:Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:02:06 -0400
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Just wanted to get people's attention.  Although the question is no less silly than whether 
Elvis could have sung opera.

The thread about Elvis is an odd one.  The question whether a certain pop singer could have 
sung opera implies that singing opera is some kind of seal of supremacy.  Why not just 
recognize that there are a variety of vocal endeavors in which a singer can be supreme, for 
quite different reasons, and leave it at that?  In opera, we can always have the dubious 
pleasure of hearing Scotto sing "Over the Rainbow" or Simionato and Bastianini sing "Annie 
Get Your Gun" without speculating about their musical theater chops.

MDW

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