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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Domingo, Placido Born 1941. Spanish-born opera singer known for his outstanding performances as a lyric-dramatic tenor. His most famous roles include Don José in Carmen and Otello.

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  • n. Spanish operatic tenor noted for performances in operas by Verdi and Puccini (born in 1941)

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Examples

  • Mr. DOMINGO: (Singing in Italian language) Professor TIM PAGE (Journalism and Music, University of Southern California): I've been listening to Domingo for about 40 years or so.

    Placido Domingo: The Spellbinding Voice Of A Titan Tenor

  • Later, in Domingo and Castronovo's duet, the words beat the metaphor theme just about to death: It was the music that made the real point (about the shared excitement of an older mentor and a younger student, backed up by the contrast between Domingo's plummier sound and Castronovo's rawer, lighter one).

    Domingo's tenor lifts respectable, but too literal, 'Il Postino' by Daniel Catán

  • Domingo is more limited as an actor than Philippe Noiret, who played Neruda in the film, but he approached the 134th role of his career gamely -- even letting himself appear as an old guy, pants belted above his waist, rather than in the matinee-idol guise that Domingo is still well able to muster -- and sang with autumnal ardor about love, fatherland and poetry.

    Domingo's tenor lifts respectable, but too literal, 'Il Postino' by Daniel Catán

  • The famous example of Santo Domingo is the most obvious counter-example, but it took war to abolish slavery in Cuba and Brazil.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » So a Libertarian and a Liberal Walk into a Bar

  • Domingo is more limited as an actor than Philippe Noiret, who played Neruda in the film, but the 69-year-old approached the 134th role of his career gamely -- even letting himself appear as an old guy, pants belted above his waist, rather than in the matinee-idol guise he is still well able to muster -- and sang with autumnal ardor about love, and fatherland, and poetry.

    Il Postino delivers in LA

  • And anyway, Mark Swed was right in his review in the LA Times - Domingo is not coming back in this part in LA again, and this isn't at all a bad way for the the company to move on.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Placido Domingo is not the only artist who can manage a startling singing career well into his later years as evidenced by the amount of attention and the glowing notices that continue to follow Edita Gruberova around Europe.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The church of Santo Domingo is a jewel of Baroque art.

    A recent trip - San Crist�bal de las Casas

  • They may have gone through a bad night who knows it can happen but it was not worth the price depite the wonderful view of Santo Domingo from the terrasse.

    Traveling can you tell me What NOT to miss?

  • Opera great Placido Domingo is an event committee member.

    01/04/2006

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