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Subject: Re: RIP Nicolai Gedda
From: Michael McPherson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Michael McPherson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 9 Feb 2017 15:13:23 -0500
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I never heard Gedda give a bad performance --  maybe I was just lucky. And the performance I saw that I especially loved which was not an ideal role for him, was Pinkerton in Butterfly with Renata Tebaldi on a rare Sunday afternoon at the Met

Michael

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Michael J. McPherson

> On Feb 9, 2017, at 1:44 PM, Sylvia Rienzo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> This brings up one of my favorite opera memories, Gedda and Sills paired in Manon at San Francisco Opera in early 70s.  I was already a fan of Sills, but this made me a fan of Gedda.  I remember so well that I couldn't sleep for hours after returning home, flooded with the emotions their performance created.  Wonderful!  
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> Sent from Alto
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> On Thursday, February 9, 2017 Frank Cadenhead wrote
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> We lost a true legend yesterday. One of my examples of a truly towering artist. He 
> was 91. 
> 
> Frank Cadenhead
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