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Troyanos, Tatiana

Born: 1938 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1938 - Born in New York City on the 12th of September .

1963 - Troyanos made her professional operatic debut at the New York City Opera as Hippolyta in Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

1976 - She was internationally revered for her uniquely sensual, burnished sound, her versatility and beauty, as well as the thrilling intensity of all her performances.

1980 - Troyanos appeared in several opening-night performances at that house including Adalgisa in Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, Octavian in Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, and Didon in Hector Berlioz's Les Troyens.

1993 - Died on the 21st of August.

1994 - The Metropolitan Opera performed a concert in memory of Troyanos, during which Music Director James Levine remarked "The idea that we are gathered here ... to pay memorial tribute to Tatiana Troyanos is incomprehensible.


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