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Who is Alfredo Kraus?
Alfredo Kraus Trujillo was a distinguished Spanish tenor from the Canary islands, particularly known for the artistry he brought to opera's bel canto roles.
- also known as Kraus, Alfredo
- born on (88 years ago) in Las Palmas
- nationality: Spain
- profession: Singer
- died on (16 years ago) in Madrid
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Opened on 5 December 1997, and named after the tenor of the same name, the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus is a truly majestic building whose geometric shapes and sheer height give it an appearance of real volume. It stands very much apart from ...
Critical Commentaries and Discographies by Clyde T. McCants
Alfredo Kraus is a master of bel canto line, and the supporting cast members are entirely acceptable. "O mio Fernando" has now become what it was truly intended to be, the dramatic center of the opera, and Verrett sings it for all it's worth.
by Frank Hoffmann
Dietrich FischerDieskau, Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Tito Gobbi, MarilynHorne, Sena Jurinac, Alfredo Kraus, Erich Kunz, George London, Christa Ludwig, Cornell MacNeil, James McCracken,Robert Merrill, SherillMilnes, ...
by Joyce Bourne
These have included Jan Peerce, Helge Roswaenge, Tito Schipa, Giuseppe di Stefano, Richard Tucker, Fritz Wunderlich, Carlo Bergonzi, Nicolai Gedda, Franco Bonisolli, Plácido Domingo, Alfredo Kraus, Luciano Pavarotti, Dennis O' Neill, ...
by Theodore Libbey
Of the many tenors who have specialized in lyric roles, some of the finest have been Jussi Bjorling, Nicolai Gedda, Carlo Bcrgonzi, Alfredo Kraus, and Fritz Wundeiiich. Among the best- known dramatic parts are the Verdi roles of Manrico , ...
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You have to make a choice when you start to sing and decide whether you want to service the music, and be at the top of your art, or if you want to be a very popular tenor. (Alfredo Kraus)
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