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    Default Maria Macsim Nicoară passed away on Dec 25th only 52




    The Romanian mezzo Maria Macsim Nicoară, star of the state opera at Iasi, has died seven months after suffering brain damage in a fall at her home. She underwent several operations and was in a long coma. While in hospital, she contracted Covid-19.

    She was discharged from hospital a fortnight ago. Her death was made known by grieving opera colleagues.
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    Default Angelo Mori passed away at 86 on December 27th




    The tenor Angelo Mori, a favorite in the leading Italian houses and the Vienna Opera, has died at 86.

    Trained by Marcello Del Monaco, Mario’s brother, he made his debut in 1961 and enjoyed a 20-year career.
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    Default Ivry Gitlis (‎ 25 August 1922 – 24 December 2020)




    The mercurial virtuoso Ivry Gitlis, who became the first Israeli violinist to perform in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and collaborated with musicians ranging from Jascha Heifetz to The Rolling Stones, has died aged 98.
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    Default Fou Ts’ong passed away at 86 on December 28th



    News media in China are reporting the death of the international pianist Fou Ts’ong, having previously reported that he was hospitalized in London with Covid-19. He was 86.

    Fou Ts’ong came to attention in 1955 at the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw, taking third prize and a special Mazurka award.

    He moved to London three years later, marrying Zamira Menuhin, daughter of Yehudi. Together they were prominent members of the Barenboim-Du Pré and Argerich-Kovacevich social circles. They had a son together and divorced in 1969. Fou Ts’ong later married the London-based Chinese pianist Patsy Toh.
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    Baritone Sándor Sólyom-Nagy (79)

    He sang in Ferencsik's Beethoven Symphony No. 9 recording.
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    He appeared in 238 performaces in Bayreuth from 1981 to 2002.

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    Default Biserka Cvejić passed away at 93

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    On January 7, 2021
    The Serbian mezzo Biserka Cvejić who sang 53 times at the Met in the 1960s died today at the age of 97.

    She also performed at La Scala, Covent Garden and at the Vienna State Opera where she sang 372 nights in 26 roles between 1959 and 1978.
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    Default Tamara Sorokina passed away at 88

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    On January 7, 2021
    The star soprano Tamara Sorokina who sang almost 40 roles in as many years at the Bolshoi has died at 88.

    She was part of the fabric of the theatre. Her husband was the dancer Shamil Yagudin.

    Their son is the Moscow conductor Pavel Sorokin.
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