Placido Domingo, 1941 –

January 21, 1941: Birthdate of Plácido Domingo the Spanish tenor “who spent three years” in Tel Aviv “in the early 1960’s…where “he learned the basic tenor repertoire before embarking on an international career.  (from “This Day … In Jewish History”, Mitch Levin)

In 2011, Guinee-Bissau issued a souvenir sheet on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Domingo’s birth.  Also pictured on the sheet are Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras – the other two members of The Three Tenors:

 

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