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George London - In Opera & Song

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Release Date: 04/30/2013 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2418  
Composer:  Various
Performer:  George London
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Canadian-born bass-baritone George London (1920-1985) made a tremendous impact on the operatic world in the course of a fifteen-year career cut short by illness.

His beautifully textured, dark-hued voice encompassed a wide vocal range, from the depths of Boris Godunov to the baritone role of Amonasro in Verdi's "Aida" (the role of his 1951 Metropolitan Opera debut).

He was equally renowned in Wagner as well as Mozart, and his keen dramatic sense and strikingly handsome appearance made him an ideal Don Giovanni.

Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 44 minutes
Color: B&W
Canadian-born bass-baritone George London (1920-1985) made a tremendous impact on the operatic world in the course of a fifteen-year career cut short by illness.

His beautifully textured, dark-hued voice encompassed a wide vocal range, from the depths of Boris Godunov to the baritone role of Amonasro in Verdi's "Aida" (the role of his 1951 Metropolitan Opera debut).

He was equally renowned in Wagner as well as Mozart, and his keen dramatic sense and strikingly handsome appearance made him an ideal Don Giovanni.

Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 44 minutes
Color: B&W Read less

Works on This Recording

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Work(s) by Various
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Very disappointing!  May 6, 2013 By Jean M. (Toronto, ON) See All My Reviews "Did not realise this was a dvd of a TV show. Not enough of the wonderful voice of George London. Too much operetta and not enough opera." Report Abuse
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