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About Placido Domingo

Placido Domingo is a famous singer.

Born in Madrid, Spain, into a family of local Zarzuela (the Spanish version of operetta) stars, Domingo began his career at age 8, accompanying his mother's recitals and singing minor baritone roles in his parents' company. Since then, Domingo has performed in all major opera houses, including Milan's La Scala, Vienna's Staatsoper, London's Royal Opera House, Opera National de Paris, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Madrid's Teatro Real, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, and at the Bayreuth and Salzburg Festivals. His repertoire includes 130 stage roles -- a number unmatched by any other celebrated tenor in history. In addition, Domingo has completed more than 100 recordings of complete operas, compilations of arias and duets, and crossover disks, earning 11 Grammy Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards.

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In October 08, Placido and Jose Carreras came together to sing in honour of Pavarotti at Petra.

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