55 Years in Five Acts: My Life in Opera
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55 Years in Five Acts: My Life in Opera

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For Astrid Varnay, opera was the family business. The daughter of coloratura soprano Maria Javor and dramatic tenor Alexander Varnay, she literally grew up backstage at the opera. Vocally and musically trained by her mother and mentor (and later husband) Hermann Weigert, she was just twenty-three years old when she made her unofficial debut at the Metropolitan Opera as a l...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published October 26th 2000 by Northeastern University Press
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