was a Belgian mezzo-soprano with a fiery voice and intense temperament who thrilled audiences with her powerful. She was a friendly down to earth woman, she and I talked quite a bit and she was always knitting
I was his understudy in La Traviata, he arrived just before the second act and everyone was anticipating that I was going to perform. That did not happen.
I have understudied quite a few sort of famous singers but I will give them no mention.
Nicest man, funny and a wonderful performer. I made my national American debut in I Pagliacci as Silvio in Providence RI.
Disappointing cancelations, a Lucia with Joan Sutherland me Enrico and the count in La Sonnambula with Cristina Deutekom. Talk about being depressed and unhappy but guess what, I survived.