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Subject: Re: 1st act of Norma in HD
From: Rcfgodoy <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 9 Oct 2017 22:20:04 -0400
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Lucky Lu
Pavarazzi
The Fat One
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Raúl Godoy



-----Original Message-----
From: daaaac <[log in to unmask]>
To: OPERA-L <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 7:39 pm
Subject: Re: 1st act of Norma in HD

In the early 1980s, the staff of the Opera Company of Philadelphia called Pavarotti (probably out of his presence) “Looch”.  Then there’sl “the Pav”.

Donald
> On Oct 9, 2017, at 9:45 AM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Are you a Pat?  In general, I find all name abbreviations, let alone
> "nicknames"
> such as Pippo, rather demeaning, unless as Bob says, one happens to have a
> somewhat intimate relationship with the person.  Having grown used to the
> Bobs,
> Bills, Dicks, and Eds I have known, I still prefer when friends and
> acquaintances
> adopt the full Donald for me, and I insist on referring to the operatic
> character
> as Giovanni, never "the Don".  Isn't it interesting that the President who
> has to
> be the most disrespected in American history has never, to my knowledge,
> been
> called anything but Donald Trump?  If he ever becomes Don in the media will
> that be a sign of approval?
> 
> dtmk
> 
> On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>> Maria Callas often referred to diStefano as "Pippo". It is well
>> documented. Did she mean to be demeaning? I think not.
>> 
>> Patrick Byrne
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Oct 9, 2017, at 7:23 AM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> It goes for "Dimi" and "Pippo" as well; away with them all.
>>> 
>>> On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 8:09 PM, Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Exactly.  That is why I find “Nebs” and other derivatives demeaning.
>>>> 
>>>>> On Oct 8, 2017, at 7:55 PM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Radvanovsky will do just fine.  One of the less pleasant memories of
>>>>> Mr. Innaurato's time on this forum was "VicikiD". Her name was
>>>>> Victoria de los Angeles, and she, as all singers do, and, actually,
>>>>> as we all do, deserved no less.
>>>> 
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