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Opera (genre)

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  • Gerard Mortier, European opera impresario, dead at 70

    Gerard Mortier, European opera impresario, dead at 70
    Gérard Mortier, the colorfully cosmopolitan opera impresario from Belgium whose taste for edgy, risk-taking productions earned him admiration around the world, has died. He was 70.
  • PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno

    PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno
    Martin Pakledinaz Tony-winning costume designer Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...

    PASSINGS: Hans Werner Henze

    PASSINGS: Hans Werner Henze
    Hans Werner Henze, 86, a leading composer of the late 20th century whose prolific and wide-ranging work included a wealth of operas and 10 symphonies, died Saturday in Dresden, Germany, his publisher said. A cause of death was not given. The native...

    PASSINGS: Norman Felton, Evelyn Lear

    PASSINGS: Norman Felton, Evelyn Lear
    Norman Felton Producer of 'Dr. Kildare,' 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Norman Felton, 99, who developed and produced the successful 1960s TV series "Dr. Kildare" and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," died of natural causes June 25 in Santa Barbara, his family...

    Lucille Bliss dies at 96; voice of Crusader Rabbit and Smurfette

    Lucille Bliss dies at 96; voice of Crusader Rabbit and Smurfette
    Lucille Bliss, who provided the voice of the cartoon character Crusader Rabbit in the early days of television and gained recognition a generation later as the voice of Smurfette in the 1980s television hit "The Smurfs," has died. She was 96. Bliss...