My operatic roles by PlГЎcido Domingo

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Published by Little, Brown in London .

Written in English

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  • Domingo, Plácido, -- 1941-,
  • Tenors (Singers) -- Biography

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StatementPlacido Domingo, [with] Helena Matheopoulos.
ContributionsMatheopoulos, Helena.
LC ClassificationsML420.D63 A3 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21094688M
ISBN 100316643769
LC Control Number2001326612

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