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Subject: Re: John Robert Dunlap- thoughts?
From: Ken Benson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ken Benson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:40:02 -0500

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I actually do remember him because of his sheer "unmemorableness"!
Everything about him was pale and grey- his voice, look and persona.
Totally undistinguished.
I never understood and always regretted that he was given such a key role in such an important event!

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> On Nov 12, 2016, at 1:14 PM, David Shengold <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello
> Bob White mentioned this American baritone who debuted as Sharpless opposite Renata Scotto's Met debut in 1966. His only other role was Jim Larkens in FANCIULLA--ending with the first ( student) performance in the new house.
> Kolodin's book treats him as a non-event, someone who had researched period style and costume but could not be heard. I have learned not to take Kolodin as Holy Writ.
> Does anyone on the list have recollection of his work? I found a photo of him singing Rigoletto as late as 1983 with West Bay Opera.
> Thanks - David Shengold

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