My First Forty Years

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Penguin Books, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
Here are the intriguing details of the career of Placido Domingo, one of the greatest and busiest opera singers performing today. These absorbing pages are filled with Domingo's opera lore, reminiscences about the singers he has performed with (from Sutherland and Caballe to Miss Piggy), the conductors he has worked with (Sarah Caldwell and James Levine, among others), and the theaters in which he has sung, as well as insightful analyses of his most demanding roles and a colorful description of his background and private life. This is a personal book about the public Placido Domingo, a vibrant memoir that, complete with a performance list and a discography, will delight and inform all opera aficionados. - Back cover.

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